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Add 2/15 and 56/16

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 3 8/16

2/15 + 56/16 is 109/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    2/15 = 2 × 16/15 × 16 = 32/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    56/16 = 56 × 15/16 × 15 = 840/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/240 + 840/240 = 32 + 840/240 = 872/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/30
  6. In mixed form: 319/30

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