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Add 5/15 and 56/8

1st number: 5/15, 2nd number: 7 0/8

5/15 + 56/8 is 22/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 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 8 × 15 = 120,
    56/8 = 56 × 15/8 × 15 = 840/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/120 + 840/120 = 40 + 840/120 = 880/120
  5. 880/120 simplified gives 22/3
  6. So, 5/15 + 56/8 = 22/3
    In mixed form: 71/3

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