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Add 6/15 and 63/8

1st number: 6/15, 2nd number: 7 7/8

6/15 + 63/8 is 331/40.

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,
    6/15 = 6 × 8/15 × 8 = 48/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    63/8 = 63 × 15/8 × 15 = 945/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/120 + 945/120 = 48 + 945/120 = 993/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 331/40
  6. In mixed form: 811/40

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