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Add 56/14 and 15/45

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 15/45

56/14 + 15/45 is 13/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    56/14 = 56 × 45/14 × 45 = 2520/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    15/45 = 15 × 14/45 × 14 = 210/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2520/630 + 210/630 = 2520 + 210/630 = 2730/630
  5. 2730/630 simplified gives 13/3
  6. So, 56/14 + 15/45 = 13/3
    In mixed form: 41/3

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