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Add 2/4 and 21/56

2/4 + 21/56 is 7/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    2/4 = 2 × 14/4 × 14 = 28/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/56 + 21/56 = 28 + 21/56 = 49/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/8

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