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Add 75/6 and 84/56

1st number: 12 3/6, 2nd number: 1 28/56

75/6 + 84/56 is 14/1.

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,
    75/6 = 75 × 28/6 × 28 = 2100/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    84/56 = 84 × 3/56 × 3 = 252/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/168 + 252/168 = 2100 + 252/168 = 2352/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/1

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