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Add 20/14 and 5/56

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 5/56

20/14 + 5/56 is 85/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    20/14 = 20 × 4/14 × 4 = 80/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/56 + 5/56 = 80 + 5/56 = 85/56
  5. In mixed form: 129/56

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