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Add 24/56 and 50/42

1st number: 24/56, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/56 + 50/42 is 34/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    50/42 = 50 × 4/42 × 4 = 200/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/168 + 200/168 = 72 + 200/168 = 272/168
  5. 272/168 simplified gives 34/21
  6. So, 24/56 + 50/42 = 34/21
    In mixed form: 113/21

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