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Add 72/2 and 10/56

1st number: 36 0/2, 2nd number: 10/56

72/2 + 10/56 is 1013/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    72/2 = 72 × 28/2 × 28 = 2016/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    10/56 = 10 × 1/56 × 1 = 10/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2016/56 + 10/56 = 2016 + 10/56 = 2026/56
  5. 2026/56 simplified gives 1013/28
  6. So, 72/2 + 10/56 = 1013/28
    In mixed form: 365/28

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