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Add 24/2 and 40/56

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 40/56

24/2 + 40/56 is 89/7.

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,
    40/56 = 40 × 1/56 × 1 = 40/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/56 + 40/56 = 672 + 40/56 = 712/56
  5. 712/56 simplified gives 89/7
  6. So, 24/2 + 40/56 = 89/7
    In mixed form: 125/7

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