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Add 20/35 and 5/56

20/35 + 5/56 is 37/56.

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,
    5/56 = 5 × 5/56 × 5 = 25/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/280 + 25/280 = 160 + 25/280 = 185/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/56

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