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Add 75/36 and 42/56

1st number: 2 3/36, 2nd number: 42/56

75/36 + 42/56 is 17/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    75/36 = 75 × 14/36 × 14 = 1050/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    42/56 = 42 × 9/56 × 9 = 378/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/504 + 378/504 = 1050 + 378/504 = 1428/504
  5. 1428/504 simplified gives 17/6
  6. So, 75/36 + 42/56 = 17/6
    In mixed form: 25/6

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