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Add 56/2 and 2/4

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

56/2 + 2/4 is 57/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    56/2 = 56 × 2/2 × 2 = 112/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    2/4 = 2 × 1/4 × 1 = 2/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/4 + 2/4 = 112 + 2/4 = 114/4
  5. 114/4 simplified gives 57/2
  6. So, 56/2 + 2/4 = 57/2
    In mixed form: 281/2

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