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Add 84/15 and 8/6

1st number: 5 9/15, 2nd number: 1 2/6

84/15 + 8/6 is 104/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    84/15 = 84 × 2/15 × 2 = 168/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/30 + 40/30 = 168 + 40/30 = 208/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 104/15
  6. In mixed form: 614/15

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