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Add 1/15 and 56/24

1st number: 1/15, 2nd number: 2 8/24

1/15 + 56/24 is 12/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    1/15 = 1 × 8/15 × 8 = 8/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    56/24 = 56 × 5/24 × 5 = 280/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/120 + 280/120 = 8 + 280/120 = 288/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/5
  6. In mixed form: 22/5

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