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Add 63/24 and 56/20

1st number: 2 15/24, 2nd number: 2 16/20

63/24 + 56/20 is 217/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    63/24 = 63 × 5/24 × 5 = 315/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    56/20 = 56 × 6/20 × 6 = 336/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/120 + 336/120 = 315 + 336/120 = 651/120
  5. 651/120 simplified gives 217/40
  6. So, 63/24 + 56/20 = 217/40
    In mixed form: 517/40

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