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Add 1/4 and 5/7

1/4 + 5/7 is 27/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    1/4 = 1 × 7/4 × 7 = 7/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    5/7 = 5 × 4/7 × 4 = 20/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/28 + 20/28 = 7 + 20/28 = 27/28

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