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Add 15/9 and 27/56

1st number: 1 6/9, 2nd number: 27/56

15/9 + 27/56 is 361/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    15/9 = 15 × 56/9 × 56 = 840/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    27/56 = 27 × 9/56 × 9 = 243/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/504 + 243/504 = 840 + 243/504 = 1083/504
  5. 1083/504 simplified gives 361/168
  6. So, 15/9 + 27/56 = 361/168
    In mixed form: 225/168

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