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Add 25/20 and 9/56

1st number: 1 5/20, 2nd number: 9/56

25/20 + 9/56 is 79/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    25/20 = 25 × 14/20 × 14 = 350/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    9/56 = 9 × 5/56 × 5 = 45/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/280 + 45/280 = 350 + 45/280 = 395/280
  5. 395/280 simplified gives 79/56
  6. So, 25/20 + 9/56 = 79/56
    In mixed form: 123/56

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