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Add 15/2 and 9/56

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 9/56

15/2 + 9/56 is 429/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    15/2 = 15 × 28/2 × 28 = 420/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    9/56 = 9 × 1/56 × 1 = 9/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/56 + 9/56 = 420 + 9/56 = 429/56
  5. In mixed form: 737/56

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