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Add 7/3 and 36/56

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 36/56

7/3 + 36/56 is 125/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    7/3 = 7 × 56/3 × 56 = 392/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    36/56 = 36 × 3/56 × 3 = 108/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/168 + 108/168 = 392 + 108/168 = 500/168
  5. 500/168 simplified gives 125/42
  6. So, 7/3 + 36/56 = 125/42
    In mixed form: 241/42

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