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Add 40/2 and 70/56

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 1 14/56

40/2 + 70/56 is 85/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    40/2 = 40 × 28/2 × 28 = 1120/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    70/56 = 70 × 1/56 × 1 = 70/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/56 + 70/56 = 1120 + 70/56 = 1190/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/4
  6. In mixed form: 211/4

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