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Add 15/56 and 60/18

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 3 6/18

15/56 + 60/18 is 605/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 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 18 × 28 = 504,
    60/18 = 60 × 28/18 × 28 = 1680/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 1680/504 = 135 + 1680/504 = 1815/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 605/168
  6. In mixed form: 3101/168

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