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Add 25/8 and 1/56

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 1/56

25/8 + 1/56 is 22/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 56 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 56 × 1 = 56,
    1/56 = 1 × 1/56 × 1 = 1/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 1/56 = 175 + 1/56 = 176/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/7
  6. In mixed form: 31/7

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