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Add 16/56 and 14/6

1st number: 16/56, 2nd number: 2 2/6

16/56 + 14/6 is 55/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 6 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    16/56 = 16 × 3/56 × 3 = 48/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    14/6 = 14 × 28/6 × 28 = 392/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/168 + 392/168 = 48 + 392/168 = 440/168
  5. 440/168 simplified gives 55/21
  6. So, 16/56 + 14/6 = 55/21
    In mixed form: 213/21

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