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Add 21/2 and 5/56

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 5/56

21/2 + 5/56 is 593/56.

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,
    21/2 = 21 × 28/2 × 28 = 588/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/56 + 5/56 = 588 + 5/56 = 593/56
  5. In mixed form: 1033/56

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