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Add 15/56 and 40/10

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 4 0/10

15/56 + 40/10 is 239/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    15/56 = 15 × 5/56 × 5 = 75/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    40/10 = 40 × 28/10 × 28 = 1120/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/280 + 1120/280 = 75 + 1120/280 = 1195/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 239/56
  6. In mixed form: 415/56

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