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Add 20/7 and 15/56

1st number: 2 6/7, 2nd number: 15/56

20/7 + 15/56 is 25/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    20/7 = 20 × 8/7 × 8 = 160/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    15/56 = 15 × 1/56 × 1 = 15/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/56 + 15/56 = 160 + 15/56 = 175/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/8
  6. In mixed form: 31/8

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