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Add 4/5 and 12/56

4/5 + 12/56 is 71/70.

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,
    4/5 = 4 × 56/5 × 56 = 224/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    12/56 = 12 × 5/56 × 5 = 60/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/280 + 60/280 = 224 + 60/280 = 284/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/70
  6. In mixed form: 11/70

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