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Add 1/28 and 6/5

1st number: 1/28, 2nd number: 1 1/5

1/28 + 6/5 is 173/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    1/28 = 1 × 5/28 × 5 = 5/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    6/5 = 6 × 28/5 × 28 = 168/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/140 + 168/140 = 5 + 168/140 = 173/140
  5. So, 1/28 + 6/5 = 173/140
    In mixed form: 133/140

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