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Add 49/3 and 24/56

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 24/56

49/3 + 24/56 is 352/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    49/3 = 49 × 56/3 × 56 = 2744/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2744/168 + 72/168 = 2744 + 72/168 = 2816/168
  5. 2816/168 simplified gives 352/21
  6. So, 49/3 + 24/56 = 352/21
    In mixed form: 1616/21

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