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Add 48/4 and 28/56

1st number: 12 0/4, 2nd number: 28/56

48/4 + 28/56 is 25/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    48/4 = 48 × 14/4 × 14 = 672/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    28/56 = 28 × 1/56 × 1 = 28/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/56 + 28/56 = 672 + 28/56 = 700/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/2
  6. In mixed form: 121/2

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