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Add 48/56 and 12/15

48/56 + 12/15 is 58/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 15 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    48/56 = 48 × 15/56 × 15 = 720/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    12/15 = 12 × 56/15 × 56 = 672/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/840 + 672/840 = 720 + 672/840 = 1392/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/35
  6. In mixed form: 123/35

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