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Add 32/5 and 10/56

1st number: 6 2/5, 2nd number: 10/56

32/5 + 10/56 is 921/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    32/5 = 32 × 56/5 × 56 = 1792/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1792/280 + 50/280 = 1792 + 50/280 = 1842/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 921/140
  6. In mixed form: 681/140

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