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Add 36/15 and 50/8

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

36/15 + 50/8 is 173/20.

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,
    36/15 = 36 × 8/15 × 8 = 288/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    50/8 = 50 × 15/8 × 15 = 750/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/120 + 750/120 = 288 + 750/120 = 1038/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/20
  6. In mixed form: 813/20

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