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Add 56/2 and 1/16

1st number: 28 0/2, 2nd number: 1/16

56/2 + 1/16 is 449/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    56/2 = 56 × 8/2 × 8 = 448/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    1/16 = 1 × 1/16 × 1 = 1/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/16 + 1/16 = 448 + 1/16 = 449/16
  5. In mixed form: 281/16

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