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Add 96/56 and 6/15

1st number: 1 40/56, 2nd number: 6/15

96/56 + 6/15 is 74/35.

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,
    96/56 = 96 × 15/56 × 15 = 1440/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    6/15 = 6 × 56/15 × 56 = 336/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/840 + 336/840 = 1440 + 336/840 = 1776/840
  5. 1776/840 simplified gives 74/35
  6. So, 96/56 + 6/15 = 74/35
    In mixed form: 24/35

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