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Add 15/56 and 27/8

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 3 3/8

15/56 + 27/8 is 51/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    15/56 = 15 × 1/56 × 1 = 15/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    27/8 = 27 × 7/8 × 7 = 189/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/56 + 189/56 = 15 + 189/56 = 204/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/14
  6. In mixed form: 39/14

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