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Add 56/6 and 84/15

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 5 9/15

56/6 + 84/15 is 224/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    56/6 = 56 × 5/6 × 5 = 280/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    84/15 = 84 × 2/15 × 2 = 168/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/30 + 168/30 = 280 + 168/30 = 448/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 224/15
  6. In mixed form: 1414/15

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