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Add 25/6 and 24/56

1st number: 4 1/6, 2nd number: 24/56

25/6 + 24/56 is 193/42.

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,
    25/6 = 25 × 28/6 × 28 = 700/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/168 + 72/168 = 700 + 72/168 = 772/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/42
  6. In mixed form: 425/42

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