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Add 12/5 and 6/56

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 6/56

12/5 + 6/56 is 351/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    12/5 = 12 × 56/5 × 56 = 672/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    6/56 = 6 × 5/56 × 5 = 30/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/280 + 30/280 = 672 + 30/280 = 702/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 351/140
  6. In mixed form: 271/140

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