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Add 36/15 and 8/6

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

36/15 + 8/6 is 56/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    36/15 = 36 × 2/15 × 2 = 72/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/30 + 40/30 = 72 + 40/30 = 112/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 56/15
  6. In mixed form: 311/15

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