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Add 5/56 and 2/24

5/56 + 2/24 is 29/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    5/56 = 5 × 3/56 × 3 = 15/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    2/24 = 2 × 7/24 × 7 = 14/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/168 + 14/168 = 15 + 14/168 = 29/168

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