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Add 25/8 and 5/56

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 5/56

25/8 + 5/56 is 45/14.

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,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 5/56 = 175 + 5/56 = 180/56
  5. 180/56 simplified gives 45/14
  6. So, 25/8 + 5/56 = 45/14
    In mixed form: 33/14

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