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Add 56/15 and 49/56

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 49/56

56/15 + 49/56 is 553/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    56/15 = 56 × 56/15 × 56 = 3136/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    49/56 = 49 × 15/56 × 15 = 735/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3136/840 + 735/840 = 3136 + 735/840 = 3871/840
  5. 3871/840 simplified gives 553/120
  6. So, 56/15 + 49/56 = 553/120
    In mixed form: 473/120

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