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Add 1/5 and 56/63

1/5 + 56/63 is 49/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    1/5 = 1 × 63/5 × 63 = 63/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    56/63 = 56 × 5/63 × 5 = 280/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/315 + 280/315 = 63 + 280/315 = 343/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/45
  6. In mixed form: 14/45

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