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Add 56/24 and 50/18

1st number: 2 8/24, 2nd number: 2 14/18

56/24 + 50/18 is 46/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    56/24 = 56 × 3/24 × 3 = 168/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    50/18 = 50 × 4/18 × 4 = 200/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/72 + 200/72 = 168 + 200/72 = 368/72
  5. 368/72 simplified gives 46/9
  6. So, 56/24 + 50/18 = 46/9
    In mixed form: 51/9

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