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Add 56/6 and 9/8

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 1 1/8

56/6 + 9/8 is 251/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    56/6 = 56 × 4/6 × 4 = 224/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    9/8 = 9 × 3/8 × 3 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/24 + 27/24 = 224 + 27/24 = 251/24
  5. In mixed form: 1011/24

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