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Add 7/12 and 24/56

7/12 + 24/56 is 85/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    7/12 = 7 × 14/12 × 14 = 98/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/168 + 72/168 = 98 + 72/168 = 170/168
  5. 170/168 simplified gives 85/84
  6. So, 7/12 + 24/56 = 85/84
    In mixed form: 11/84

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