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Add 56/9 and 30/24

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 1 6/24

56/9 + 30/24 is 269/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    56/9 = 56 × 8/9 × 8 = 448/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    30/24 = 30 × 3/24 × 3 = 90/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/72 + 90/72 = 448 + 90/72 = 538/72
  5. 538/72 simplified gives 269/36
  6. So, 56/9 + 30/24 = 269/36
    In mixed form: 717/36

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