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Add 27/56 and 8/20

27/56 + 8/20 is 247/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 20 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    27/56 = 27 × 5/56 × 5 = 135/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    8/20 = 8 × 14/20 × 14 = 112/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/280 + 112/280 = 135 + 112/280 = 247/280
  5. So, 27/56 + 8/20 = 247/280

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