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Add 8/2 and 14/15

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 14/15

8/2 + 14/15 is 74/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    8/2 = 8 × 15/2 × 15 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    14/15 = 14 × 2/15 × 2 = 28/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 28/30 = 120 + 28/30 = 148/30
  5. 148/30 simplified gives 74/15
  6. So, 8/2 + 14/15 = 74/15
    In mixed form: 414/15

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