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Add 7/6 and 98/56

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 1 42/56

7/6 + 98/56 is 35/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    7/6 = 7 × 28/6 × 28 = 196/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    98/56 = 98 × 3/56 × 3 = 294/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/168 + 294/168 = 196 + 294/168 = 490/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/12
  6. In mixed form: 211/12

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