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Add 18/8 and 15/20

1st number: 2 2/8, 2nd number: 15/20

18/8 + 15/20 is 3/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    18/8 = 18 × 5/8 × 5 = 90/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    15/20 = 15 × 2/20 × 2 = 30/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/40 + 30/40 = 90 + 30/40 = 120/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/1

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