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Add 15/56 and 75/36

1st number: 15/56, 2nd number: 2 3/36

15/56 + 75/36 is 395/168.

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,
    75/36 = 75 × 14/36 × 14 = 1050/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 1050/504 = 135 + 1050/504 = 1185/504
  5. 1185/504 simplified gives 395/168
  6. So, 15/56 + 75/36 = 395/168
    In mixed form: 259/168

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