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Add 21/6 and 24/56

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 24/56

21/6 + 24/56 is 55/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    21/6 = 21 × 28/6 × 28 = 588/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/168 + 72/168 = 588 + 72/168 = 660/168
  5. 660/168 simplified gives 55/14
  6. So, 21/6 + 24/56 = 55/14
    In mixed form: 313/14

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