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Add 8/56 and 15/45

8/56 + 15/45 is 10/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    8/56 = 8 × 45/56 × 45 = 360/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    15/45 = 15 × 56/45 × 56 = 840/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/2520 + 840/2520 = 360 + 840/2520 = 1200/2520
  5. 1200/2520 simplified gives 10/21
  6. So, 8/56 + 15/45 = 10/21

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