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Add 35/56 and 1/5

35/56 + 1/5 is 33/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 5 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    35/56 = 35 × 5/56 × 5 = 175/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    1/5 = 1 × 56/5 × 56 = 56/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/280 + 56/280 = 175 + 56/280 = 231/280
  5. 231/280 simplified gives 33/40
  6. So, 35/56 + 1/5 = 33/40

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