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Add 27/15 and 70/8

1st number: 1 12/15, 2nd number: 8 6/8

27/15 + 70/8 is 211/20.

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,
    27/15 = 27 × 8/15 × 8 = 216/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    70/8 = 70 × 15/8 × 15 = 1050/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/120 + 1050/120 = 216 + 1050/120 = 1266/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 211/20
  6. In mixed form: 1011/20

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