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Add 3/15 and 9/56

3/15 + 9/56 is 101/280.

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,
    3/15 = 3 × 56/15 × 56 = 168/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    9/56 = 9 × 15/56 × 15 = 135/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/840 + 135/840 = 168 + 135/840 = 303/840
  5. 303/840 simplified gives 101/280
  6. So, 3/15 + 9/56 = 101/280

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