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Add 3/56 and 20/72

3/56 + 20/72 is 167/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    3/56 = 3 × 9/56 × 9 = 27/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    20/72 = 20 × 7/72 × 7 = 140/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/504 + 140/504 = 27 + 140/504 = 167/504

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