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Add 9/2 and 25/56

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 25/56

9/2 + 25/56 is 277/56.

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,
    9/2 = 9 × 28/2 × 28 = 252/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    25/56 = 25 × 1/56 × 1 = 25/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 25/56 = 252 + 25/56 = 277/56
  5. So, 9/2 + 25/56 = 277/56
    In mixed form: 453/56

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