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Add 3/56 and 9/28

3/56 + 9/28 is 3/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    3/56 = 3 × 1/56 × 1 = 3/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    9/28 = 9 × 2/28 × 2 = 18/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/56 + 18/56 = 3 + 18/56 = 21/56
  5. 21/56 simplified gives 3/8
  6. So, 3/56 + 9/28 = 3/8

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