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Add 56/2 and 2/15

1st number: 28 0/2, 2nd number: 2/15

56/2 + 2/15 is 422/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    56/2 = 56 × 15/2 × 15 = 840/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    2/15 = 2 × 2/15 × 2 = 4/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/30 + 4/30 = 840 + 4/30 = 844/30
  5. 844/30 simplified gives 422/15
  6. So, 56/2 + 2/15 = 422/15
    In mixed form: 282/15

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