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Add 12/15 and 56/6

1st number: 12/15, 2nd number: 9 2/6

12/15 + 56/6 is 152/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    12/15 = 12 × 2/15 × 2 = 24/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    56/6 = 56 × 5/6 × 5 = 280/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/30 + 280/30 = 24 + 280/30 = 304/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 152/15
  6. In mixed form: 102/15

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