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Add 5/15 and 56/24

1st number: 5/15, 2nd number: 2 8/24

5/15 + 56/24 is 8/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    5/15 = 5 × 8/15 × 8 = 40/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    56/24 = 56 × 5/24 × 5 = 280/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/120 + 280/120 = 40 + 280/120 = 320/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/3
  6. In mixed form: 22/3

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