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Add 30/15 and 70/8

1st number: 2 0/15, 2nd number: 8 6/8

30/15 + 70/8 is 43/4.

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,
    30/15 = 30 × 8/15 × 8 = 240/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    70/8 = 70 × 15/8 × 15 = 1050/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/120 + 1050/120 = 240 + 1050/120 = 1290/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/4
  6. In mixed form: 103/4

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