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Add 8/15 and 7/8

8/15 + 7/8 is 169/120.

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,
    8/15 = 8 × 8/15 × 8 = 64/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    7/8 = 7 × 15/8 × 15 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/120 + 105/120 = 64 + 105/120 = 169/120
  5. In mixed form: 149/120

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