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Add 98/56 and 9/15

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 9/15

98/56 + 9/15 is 47/20.

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,
    98/56 = 98 × 15/56 × 15 = 1470/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    9/15 = 9 × 56/15 × 56 = 504/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/840 + 504/840 = 1470 + 504/840 = 1974/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/20
  6. In mixed form: 27/20

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