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Add 5/15 and 35/56

5/15 + 35/56 is 23/24.

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,
    5/15 = 5 × 56/15 × 56 = 280/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    35/56 = 35 × 15/56 × 15 = 525/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/840 + 525/840 = 280 + 525/840 = 805/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/24

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