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Add 36/16 and 3/56

1st number: 2 4/16, 2nd number: 3/56

36/16 + 3/56 is 129/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 56 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    36/16 = 36 × 7/16 × 7 = 252/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 2 = 112,
    3/56 = 3 × 2/56 × 2 = 6/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/112 + 6/112 = 252 + 6/112 = 258/112
  5. 258/112 simplified gives 129/56
  6. So, 36/16 + 3/56 = 129/56
    In mixed form: 217/56

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