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Add 25/2 and 1/56

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

25/2 + 1/56 is 701/56.

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,
    25/2 = 25 × 28/2 × 28 = 700/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    1/56 = 1 × 1/56 × 1 = 1/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/56 + 1/56 = 700 + 1/56 = 701/56
  5. In mixed form: 1229/56

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