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Add 56/84 and 36/24

1st number: 56/84, 2nd number: 1 12/24

56/84 + 36/24 is 13/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    56/84 = 56 × 2/84 × 2 = 112/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    36/24 = 36 × 7/24 × 7 = 252/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/168 + 252/168 = 112 + 252/168 = 364/168
  5. 364/168 simplified gives 13/6
  6. So, 56/84 + 36/24 = 13/6
    In mixed form: 21/6

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