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Add 45/2 and 5/56

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 5/56

45/2 + 5/56 is 1265/56.

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,
    45/2 = 45 × 28/2 × 28 = 1260/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/56 + 5/56 = 1260 + 5/56 = 1265/56
  5. So, 45/2 + 5/56 = 1265/56
    In mixed form: 2233/56

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