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Add 15/27 and 27/56

15/27 + 27/56 is 523/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    15/27 = 15 × 56/27 × 56 = 840/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    27/56 = 27 × 27/56 × 27 = 729/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/1512 + 729/1512 = 840 + 729/1512 = 1569/1512
  5. 1569/1512 simplified gives 523/504
  6. So, 15/27 + 27/56 = 523/504
    In mixed form: 119/504

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