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Add 5/15 and 28/8

1st number: 5/15, 2nd number: 3 4/8

5/15 + 28/8 is 23/6.

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,
    5/15 = 5 × 8/15 × 8 = 40/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    28/8 = 28 × 15/8 × 15 = 420/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/120 + 420/120 = 40 + 420/120 = 460/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

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