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Add 72/56 and 6/15

1st number: 1 16/56, 2nd number: 6/15

72/56 + 6/15 is 59/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 15 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    72/56 = 72 × 15/56 × 15 = 1080/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    6/15 = 6 × 56/15 × 56 = 336/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/840 + 336/840 = 1080 + 336/840 = 1416/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/35
  6. In mixed form: 124/35

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