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Add 72/56 and 84/15

1st number: 1 16/56, 2nd number: 5 9/15

72/56 + 84/15 is 241/35.

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,
    84/15 = 84 × 56/15 × 56 = 4704/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/840 + 4704/840 = 1080 + 4704/840 = 5784/840
  5. 5784/840 simplified gives 241/35
  6. So, 72/56 + 84/15 = 241/35
    In mixed form: 631/35

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