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Add 24/56 and 6/5

1st number: 24/56, 2nd number: 1 1/5

24/56 + 6/5 is 57/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 5 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    24/56 = 24 × 5/56 × 5 = 120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    6/5 = 6 × 56/5 × 56 = 336/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/280 + 336/280 = 120 + 336/280 = 456/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/35
  6. In mixed form: 122/35

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