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Add 2/56 and 16/5

1st number: 2/56, 2nd number: 3 1/5

2/56 + 16/5 is 453/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 5 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    2/56 = 2 × 5/56 × 5 = 10/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    16/5 = 16 × 56/5 × 56 = 896/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/280 + 896/280 = 10 + 896/280 = 906/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 453/140
  6. In mixed form: 333/140

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