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Add 25/16 and 5/56

1st number: 1 9/16, 2nd number: 5/56

25/16 + 5/56 is 185/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 56 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    25/16 = 25 × 7/16 × 7 = 175/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 2 = 112,
    5/56 = 5 × 2/56 × 2 = 10/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/112 + 10/112 = 175 + 10/112 = 185/112
  5. So, 25/16 + 5/56 = 185/112
    In mixed form: 173/112

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