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Add 2/4 and 56/5

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 11 1/5

2/4 + 56/5 is 117/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    2/4 = 2 × 5/4 × 5 = 10/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    56/5 = 56 × 4/5 × 4 = 224/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/20 + 224/20 = 10 + 224/20 = 234/20
  5. 234/20 simplified gives 117/10
  6. So, 2/4 + 56/5 = 117/10
    In mixed form: 117/10

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