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Add 1/15 and 56/72

1/15 + 56/72 is 38/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 24 = 360,
    1/15 = 1 × 24/15 × 24 = 24/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    56/72 = 56 × 5/72 × 5 = 280/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/360 + 280/360 = 24 + 280/360 = 304/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/45

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