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Add 20/35 and 12/56

20/35 + 12/56 is 11/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    20/35 = 20 × 8/35 × 8 = 160/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    12/56 = 12 × 5/56 × 5 = 60/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/280 + 60/280 = 160 + 60/280 = 220/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/14

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