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Add 15/56 and 45/36

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 1 9/36

15/56 + 45/36 is 85/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 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 36 × 14 = 504,
    45/36 = 45 × 14/36 × 14 = 630/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 630/504 = 135 + 630/504 = 765/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/56
  6. In mixed form: 129/56

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