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Add 15/56 and 70/18

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 3 16/18

15/56 + 70/18 is 2095/504.

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,
    70/18 = 70 × 28/18 × 28 = 1960/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 1960/504 = 135 + 1960/504 = 2095/504
  5. In mixed form: 479/504

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