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Add 2/15 and 56/8

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 7 0/8

2/15 + 56/8 is 107/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    2/15 = 2 × 8/15 × 8 = 16/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    56/8 = 56 × 15/8 × 15 = 840/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/120 + 840/120 = 16 + 840/120 = 856/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/15
  6. In mixed form: 72/15

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