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Add 56/9 and 15/36

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 15/36

56/9 + 15/36 is 239/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    56/9 = 56 × 4/9 × 4 = 224/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    15/36 = 15 × 1/36 × 1 = 15/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/36 + 15/36 = 224 + 15/36 = 239/36
  5. In mixed form: 623/36

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