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Add 15/60 and 27/56

15/60 + 27/56 is 41/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    15/60 = 15 × 14/60 × 14 = 210/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    27/56 = 27 × 15/56 × 15 = 405/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/840 + 405/840 = 210 + 405/840 = 615/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/56

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