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Add 10/2 and 6/56

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 6/56

10/2 + 6/56 is 143/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    10/2 = 10 × 28/2 × 28 = 280/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    6/56 = 6 × 1/56 × 1 = 6/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/56 + 6/56 = 280 + 6/56 = 286/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/28
  6. In mixed form: 53/28

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