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Add 36/24 and 3/56

1st number: 1 12/24, 2nd number: 3/56

36/24 + 3/56 is 87/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    36/24 = 36 × 7/24 × 7 = 252/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    3/56 = 3 × 3/56 × 3 = 9/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/168 + 9/168 = 252 + 9/168 = 261/168
  5. 261/168 simplified gives 87/56
  6. So, 36/24 + 3/56 = 87/56
    In mixed form: 131/56

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