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Add 40/15 and 50/56

1st number: 2 10/15, 2nd number: 50/56

40/15 + 50/56 is 299/84.

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,
    40/15 = 40 × 56/15 × 56 = 2240/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    50/56 = 50 × 15/56 × 15 = 750/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2240/840 + 750/840 = 2240 + 750/840 = 2990/840
  5. 2990/840 simplified gives 299/84
  6. So, 40/15 + 50/56 = 299/84
    In mixed form: 347/84

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