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Add 10/2 and 63/56

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 1 7/56

10/2 + 63/56 is 49/8.

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,
    63/56 = 63 × 1/56 × 1 = 63/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/56 + 63/56 = 280 + 63/56 = 343/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/8
  6. In mixed form: 61/8

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