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Add 4/15 and 6/8

4/15 + 6/8 is 61/60.

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,
    4/15 = 4 × 8/15 × 8 = 32/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    6/8 = 6 × 15/8 × 15 = 90/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/120 + 90/120 = 32 + 90/120 = 122/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/60
  6. In mixed form: 11/60

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