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Add 56/6 and 24/10

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 2 4/10

56/6 + 24/10 is 176/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    56/6 = 56 × 5/6 × 5 = 280/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    24/10 = 24 × 3/10 × 3 = 72/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/30 + 72/30 = 280 + 72/30 = 352/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 176/15
  6. In mixed form: 1111/15

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