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Add 36/40 and 3/56

36/40 + 3/56 is 267/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    36/40 = 36 × 7/40 × 7 = 252/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    3/56 = 3 × 5/56 × 5 = 15/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/280 + 15/280 = 252 + 15/280 = 267/280
  5. So, 36/40 + 3/56 = 267/280

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