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Add 15/96 and 40/70

15/96 + 40/70 is 163/224.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 70 is 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    15/96 = 15 × 35/96 × 35 = 525/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 48 = 3360,
    40/70 = 40 × 48/70 × 48 = 1920/3360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/3360 + 1920/3360 = 525 + 1920/3360 = 2445/3360
  5. 2445/3360 simplified gives 163/224
  6. So, 15/96 + 40/70 = 163/224

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