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Add 1/6 and 56/42

1st number: 1/6, 2nd number: 1 14/42

1/6 + 56/42 is 3/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    56/42 = 56 × 1/42 × 1 = 56/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/42 + 56/42 = 7 + 56/42 = 63/42
  5. 63/42 simplified gives 3/2
  6. So, 1/6 + 56/42 = 3/2
    In mixed form: 11/2

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