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Add 56/28 and 56/98

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 56/98

56/28 + 56/98 is 18/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    56/28 = 56 × 7/28 × 7 = 392/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    56/98 = 56 × 2/98 × 2 = 112/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/196 + 112/196 = 392 + 112/196 = 504/196
  5. 504/196 simplified gives 18/7
  6. So, 56/28 + 56/98 = 18/7
    In mixed form: 24/7

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