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Add 20/56 and 14/70

20/56 + 14/70 is 39/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    20/56 = 20 × 5/56 × 5 = 100/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    14/70 = 14 × 4/70 × 4 = 56/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/280 + 56/280 = 100 + 56/280 = 156/280
  5. 156/280 simplified gives 39/70
  6. So, 20/56 + 14/70 = 39/70

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