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Add 25/8 and 20/14

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 1 6/14

25/8 + 20/14 is 255/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 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 14 × 4 = 56,
    20/14 = 20 × 4/14 × 4 = 80/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 80/56 = 175 + 80/56 = 255/56
  5. So, 25/8 + 20/14 = 255/56
    In mixed form: 431/56

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