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Add 40/5 and 20/56

1st number: 8 0/5, 2nd number: 20/56

40/5 + 20/56 is 117/14.

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,
    40/5 = 40 × 56/5 × 56 = 2240/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    20/56 = 20 × 5/56 × 5 = 100/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2240/280 + 100/280 = 2240 + 100/280 = 2340/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/14
  6. In mixed form: 85/14

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