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Add 36/8 and 6/56

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 6/56

36/8 + 6/56 is 129/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    36/8 = 36 × 7/8 × 7 = 252/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    6/56 = 6 × 1/56 × 1 = 6/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 6/56 = 252 + 6/56 = 258/56
  5. 258/56 simplified gives 129/28
  6. So, 36/8 + 6/56 = 129/28
    In mixed form: 417/28

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