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Add 60/18 and 8/15

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 8/15

60/18 + 8/15 is 58/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 15 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    60/18 = 60 × 5/18 × 5 = 300/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    8/15 = 8 × 6/15 × 6 = 48/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/90 + 48/90 = 300 + 48/90 = 348/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/15
  6. In mixed form: 313/15

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