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Add 56/5 and 54/24

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 2 6/24

56/5 + 54/24 is 269/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    56/5 = 56 × 24/5 × 24 = 1344/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    54/24 = 54 × 5/24 × 5 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1344/120 + 270/120 = 1344 + 270/120 = 1614/120
  5. 1614/120 simplified gives 269/20
  6. So, 56/5 + 54/24 = 269/20
    In mixed form: 139/20

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