What is the simplest way to do equivalent fractions after finding the lowest common denominator ?

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Feb 17, 2017

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multiply the numerator and denominator of all terms to get the same denominator and then add them all together

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#8/3 + 9/5#
#LCD=(3)(5)=15#

multiply the numerator and denominator of all terms
#(5*8)/(5*3) + (3*9)/(3*5) = 40/15 + 27/15 = 67/15#

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