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Add 56/15 and 14/42

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 14/42

56/15 + 14/42 is 61/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    56/15 = 56 × 14/15 × 14 = 784/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    14/42 = 14 × 5/42 × 5 = 70/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    784/210 + 70/210 = 784 + 70/210 = 854/210
  5. 854/210 simplified gives 61/15
  6. So, 56/15 + 14/42 = 61/15
    In mixed form: 41/15

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