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Add 24/2 and 12/56

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 12/56

24/2 + 12/56 is 171/14.

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,
    24/2 = 24 × 28/2 × 28 = 672/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    12/56 = 12 × 1/56 × 1 = 12/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/56 + 12/56 = 672 + 12/56 = 684/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/14
  6. In mixed form: 123/14

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