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Add 1/15 and 56/40

1st number: 1/15, 2nd number: 1 16/40

1/15 + 56/40 is 22/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 40 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 40 × 3 = 120,
    56/40 = 56 × 3/40 × 3 = 168/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/120 + 168/120 = 8 + 168/120 = 176/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/15
  6. In mixed form: 17/15

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