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Add 15/84 and 5/56

15/84 + 5/56 is 15/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    15/84 = 15 × 2/84 × 2 = 30/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    5/56 = 5 × 3/56 × 3 = 15/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/168 + 15/168 = 30 + 15/168 = 45/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/56

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