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Add 9/15 and 63/8

1st number: 9/15, 2nd number: 7 7/8

9/15 + 63/8 is 339/40.

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,
    9/15 = 9 × 8/15 × 8 = 72/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    63/8 = 63 × 15/8 × 15 = 945/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/120 + 945/120 = 72 + 945/120 = 1017/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 339/40
  6. In mixed form: 819/40

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