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Add 1/15 and 56/48

1st number: 1/15, 2nd number: 1 8/48

1/15 + 56/48 is 37/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    1/15 = 1 × 16/15 × 16 = 16/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    56/48 = 56 × 5/48 × 5 = 280/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/240 + 280/240 = 16 + 280/240 = 296/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/30
  6. In mixed form: 17/30

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