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Add 8/6 and 6/5

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

8/6 + 6/5 is 38/15.

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,
    6/5 = 6 × 6/5 × 6 = 36/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/30 + 36/30 = 40 + 36/30 = 76/30
  5. 76/30 simplified gives 38/15
  6. So, 8/6 + 6/5 = 38/15
    In mixed form: 28/15

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