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Add 27/8 and 35/15

1st number: 3 3/8, 2nd number: 2 5/15

27/8 + 35/15 is 137/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    35/15 = 35 × 8/15 × 8 = 280/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/120 + 280/120 = 405 + 280/120 = 685/120
  5. 685/120 simplified gives 137/24
  6. So, 27/8 + 35/15 = 137/24
    In mixed form: 517/24

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