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Add 10/3 and 25/56

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 25/56

10/3 + 25/56 is 635/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    10/3 = 10 × 56/3 × 56 = 560/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    25/56 = 25 × 3/56 × 3 = 75/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/168 + 75/168 = 560 + 75/168 = 635/168
  5. So, 10/3 + 25/56 = 635/168
    In mixed form: 3131/168

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