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Add 15/4 and 5/56

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 5/56

15/4 + 5/56 is 215/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    15/4 = 15 × 14/4 × 14 = 210/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/56 + 5/56 = 210 + 5/56 = 215/56
  5. In mixed form: 347/56

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