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Add 24/6 and 28/56

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 28/56

24/6 + 28/56 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    24/6 = 24 × 28/6 × 28 = 672/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    28/56 = 28 × 3/56 × 3 = 84/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/168 + 84/168 = 672 + 84/168 = 756/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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