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Add 70/9 and 15/56

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 15/56

70/9 + 15/56 is 4055/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    70/9 = 70 × 56/9 × 56 = 3920/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    15/56 = 15 × 9/56 × 9 = 135/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3920/504 + 135/504 = 3920 + 135/504 = 4055/504
  5. So, 70/9 + 15/56 = 4055/504
    In mixed form: 823/504

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