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Add 7/15 and 56/8

1st number: 7/15, 2nd number: 7 0/8

7/15 + 56/8 is 112/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    7/15 = 7 × 8/15 × 8 = 56/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    56/8 = 56 × 15/8 × 15 = 840/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/120 + 840/120 = 56 + 840/120 = 896/120
  5. 896/120 simplified gives 112/15
  6. So, 7/15 + 56/8 = 112/15
    In mixed form: 77/15

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