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Add 35/2 and 8/15

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 8/15

35/2 + 8/15 is 541/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    35/2 = 35 × 15/2 × 15 = 525/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    8/15 = 8 × 2/15 × 2 = 16/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/30 + 16/30 = 525 + 16/30 = 541/30
  5. In mixed form: 181/30

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