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Add 8/15 and 6/5

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

8/15 + 6/5 is 26/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    8/15 = 8 × 1/15 × 1 = 8/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    6/5 = 6 × 3/5 × 3 = 18/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/15 + 18/15 = 8 + 18/15 = 26/15
  5. In mixed form: 111/15

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