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Add 3/56 and 40/36

1st number: 3/56, 2nd number: 1 4/36

3/56 + 40/36 is 587/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 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 36 × 14 = 504,
    40/36 = 40 × 14/36 × 14 = 560/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/504 + 560/504 = 27 + 560/504 = 587/504
  5. In mixed form: 183/504

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