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Add 4/56 and 12/80

4/56 + 12/80 is 31/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 10 = 560,
    4/56 = 4 × 10/56 × 10 = 40/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    12/80 = 12 × 7/80 × 7 = 84/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/560 + 84/560 = 40 + 84/560 = 124/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/140

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