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Add 24/56 and 42/15

1st number: 24/56, 2nd number: 2 12/15

24/56 + 42/15 is 113/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 15 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    24/56 = 24 × 15/56 × 15 = 360/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    42/15 = 42 × 56/15 × 56 = 2352/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/840 + 2352/840 = 360 + 2352/840 = 2712/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/35
  6. In mixed form: 38/35

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