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Add 15/56 and 25/72

15/56 + 25/72 is 155/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    15/56 = 15 × 9/56 × 9 = 135/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    25/72 = 25 × 7/72 × 7 = 175/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 175/504 = 135 + 175/504 = 310/504
  5. 310/504 simplified gives 155/252
  6. So, 15/56 + 25/72 = 155/252

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