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Add 56/6 and 45/72

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 45/72

56/6 + 45/72 is 239/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,
    56/6 = 56 × 12/6 × 12 = 672/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    45/72 = 45 × 1/72 × 1 = 45/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/72 + 45/72 = 672 + 45/72 = 717/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 239/24
  6. In mixed form: 923/24

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