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Add 56/15 and 14/16

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 14/16

56/15 + 14/16 is 553/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    56/15 = 56 × 16/15 × 16 = 896/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    14/16 = 14 × 15/16 × 15 = 210/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    896/240 + 210/240 = 896 + 210/240 = 1106/240
  5. 1106/240 simplified gives 553/120
  6. So, 56/15 + 14/16 = 553/120
    In mixed form: 473/120

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