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Add 25/8 and 1/28

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 1/28

25/8 + 1/28 is 177/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    25/8 = 25 × 7/8 × 7 = 175/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    1/28 = 1 × 2/28 × 2 = 2/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 2/56 = 175 + 2/56 = 177/56
  5. In mixed form: 39/56

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