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Add 3/15 and 56/9

1st number: 3/15, 2nd number: 6 2/9

3/15 + 56/9 is 289/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    3/15 = 3 × 3/15 × 3 = 9/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    56/9 = 56 × 5/9 × 5 = 280/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/45 + 280/45 = 9 + 280/45 = 289/45
  5. So, 3/15 + 56/9 = 289/45
    In mixed form: 619/45

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