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Add 25/4 and 45/56

1st number: 6 1/4, 2nd number: 45/56

25/4 + 45/56 is 395/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    25/4 = 25 × 14/4 × 14 = 350/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    45/56 = 45 × 1/56 × 1 = 45/56
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    350/56 + 45/56 = 350 + 45/56 = 395/56
  5. So, 25/4 + 45/56 = 395/56
    In mixed form: 73/56

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