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Add 24/56 and 18/45

24/56 + 18/45 is 29/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    24/56 = 24 × 45/56 × 45 = 1080/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    18/45 = 18 × 56/45 × 56 = 1008/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/2520 + 1008/2520 = 1080 + 1008/2520 = 2088/2520
  5. 2088/2520 simplified gives 29/35
  6. So, 24/56 + 18/45 = 29/35

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