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Add 5/8 and 1/15

5/8 + 1/15 is 83/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    5/8 = 5 × 15/8 × 15 = 75/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    1/15 = 1 × 8/15 × 8 = 8/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/120 + 8/120 = 75 + 8/120 = 83/120
  5. So, 5/8 + 1/15 = 83/120

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