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Add 42/2 and 75/56

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 1 19/56

42/2 + 75/56 is 1251/56.

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,
    42/2 = 42 × 28/2 × 28 = 1176/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    75/56 = 75 × 1/56 × 1 = 75/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/56 + 75/56 = 1176 + 75/56 = 1251/56
  5. In mixed form: 2219/56

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