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Add 70/15 and 24/56

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 24/56

70/15 + 24/56 is 107/21.

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,
    70/15 = 70 × 56/15 × 56 = 3920/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    24/56 = 24 × 15/56 × 15 = 360/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3920/840 + 360/840 = 3920 + 360/840 = 4280/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/21
  6. In mixed form: 52/21

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