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Add 35/8 and 20/28

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 20/28

35/8 + 20/28 is 285/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    35/8 = 35 × 7/8 × 7 = 245/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    20/28 = 20 × 2/28 × 2 = 40/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/56 + 40/56 = 245 + 40/56 = 285/56
  5. So, 35/8 + 20/28 = 285/56
    In mixed form: 55/56

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