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Add 21/3 and 24/56

1st number: 7 0/3, 2nd number: 24/56

21/3 + 24/56 is 52/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    21/3 = 21 × 56/3 × 56 = 1176/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/168 + 72/168 = 1176 + 72/168 = 1248/168
  5. 1248/168 simplified gives 52/7
  6. So, 21/3 + 24/56 = 52/7
    In mixed form: 73/7

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