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Add 3/56 and 15/35

3/56 + 15/35 is 27/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    3/56 = 3 × 5/56 × 5 = 15/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    15/35 = 15 × 8/35 × 8 = 120/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/280 + 120/280 = 15 + 120/280 = 135/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/56

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