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Add 20/5 and 36/56

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 36/56

20/5 + 36/56 is 65/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    20/5 = 20 × 56/5 × 56 = 1120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    36/56 = 36 × 5/56 × 5 = 180/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/280 + 180/280 = 1120 + 180/280 = 1300/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/14
  6. In mixed form: 49/14

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