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Add 24/2 and 84/56

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 1 28/56

24/2 + 84/56 is 27/2.

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,
    84/56 = 84 × 1/56 × 1 = 84/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/56 + 84/56 = 672 + 84/56 = 756/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/2
  6. In mixed form: 131/2

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