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Add 56/15 and 18/60

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 18/60

56/15 + 18/60 is 121/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    56/15 = 56 × 4/15 × 4 = 224/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    18/60 = 18 × 1/60 × 1 = 18/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/60 + 18/60 = 224 + 18/60 = 242/60
  5. 242/60 simplified gives 121/30
  6. So, 56/15 + 18/60 = 121/30
    In mixed form: 41/30

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