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Add 8/6 and 14/5

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 2 4/5

8/6 + 14/5 is 62/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    14/5 = 14 × 6/5 × 6 = 84/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/30 + 84/30 = 40 + 84/30 = 124/30
  5. 124/30 simplified gives 62/15
  6. So, 8/6 + 14/5 = 62/15
    In mixed form: 42/15

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