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Add 9/24 and 56/10

1st number: 9/24, 2nd number: 5 6/10

9/24 + 56/10 is 239/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    56/10 = 56 × 12/10 × 12 = 672/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 672/120 = 45 + 672/120 = 717/120
  5. 717/120 simplified gives 239/40
  6. So, 9/24 + 56/10 = 239/40
    In mixed form: 539/40

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