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Add 28/7 and 5/56

1st number: 4 0/7, 2nd number: 5/56

28/7 + 5/56 is 229/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    28/7 = 28 × 8/7 × 8 = 224/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/56 + 5/56 = 224 + 5/56 = 229/56
  5. So, 28/7 + 5/56 = 229/56
    In mixed form: 45/56

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