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Add 24/2 and 16/56

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 16/56

24/2 + 16/56 is 86/7.

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,
    16/56 = 16 × 1/56 × 1 = 16/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/56 + 16/56 = 672 + 16/56 = 688/56
  5. 688/56 simplified gives 86/7
  6. So, 24/2 + 16/56 = 86/7
    In mixed form: 122/7

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