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Add 1/15 and 56/80

1/15 + 56/80 is 23/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 80 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 80 × 3 = 240,
    56/80 = 56 × 3/80 × 3 = 168/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/240 + 168/240 = 16 + 168/240 = 184/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/30

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