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Add 56/15 and 35/40

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 35/40

56/15 + 35/40 is 553/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    56/15 = 56 × 8/15 × 8 = 448/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    35/40 = 35 × 3/40 × 3 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/120 + 105/120 = 448 + 105/120 = 553/120
  5. So, 56/15 + 35/40 = 553/120
    In mixed form: 473/120

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