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Add 15/5 and 56/9

1st number: 3 0/5, 2nd number: 6 2/9

15/5 + 56/9 is 83/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    15/5 = 15 × 9/5 × 9 = 135/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    56/9 = 56 × 5/9 × 5 = 280/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/45 + 280/45 = 135 + 280/45 = 415/45
  5. 415/45 simplified gives 83/9
  6. So, 15/5 + 56/9 = 83/9
    In mixed form: 92/9

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