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Add 8/15 and 42/6

1st number: 8/15, 2nd number: 7 0/6

8/15 + 42/6 is 113/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    8/15 = 8 × 2/15 × 2 = 16/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    42/6 = 42 × 5/6 × 5 = 210/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/30 + 210/30 = 16 + 210/30 = 226/30
  5. 226/30 simplified gives 113/15
  6. So, 8/15 + 42/6 = 113/15
    In mixed form: 78/15

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