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Add 20/25 and 12/56

20/25 + 12/56 is 71/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    20/25 = 20 × 56/25 × 56 = 1120/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    12/56 = 12 × 25/56 × 25 = 300/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/1400 + 300/1400 = 1120 + 300/1400 = 1420/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/70
  6. In mixed form: 11/70

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