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Add 27/15 and 10/56

1st number: 1 12/15, 2nd number: 10/56

27/15 + 10/56 is 277/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    27/15 = 27 × 56/15 × 56 = 1512/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    10/56 = 10 × 15/56 × 15 = 150/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/840 + 150/840 = 1512 + 150/840 = 1662/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277/140
  6. In mixed form: 1137/140

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