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Add 56/4 and 45/6

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 7 3/6

56/4 + 45/6 is 43/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    56/4 = 56 × 3/4 × 3 = 168/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    45/6 = 45 × 2/6 × 2 = 90/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/12 + 90/12 = 168 + 90/12 = 258/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/2
  6. In mixed form: 211/2

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