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Add 18/20 and 5/56

18/20 + 5/56 is 277/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    18/20 = 18 × 14/20 × 14 = 252/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    5/56 = 5 × 5/56 × 5 = 25/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/280 + 25/280 = 252 + 25/280 = 277/280

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