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Add 45/28 and 5/56

1st number: 1 17/28, 2nd number: 5/56

45/28 + 5/56 is 95/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    45/28 = 45 × 2/28 × 2 = 90/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/56 + 5/56 = 90 + 5/56 = 95/56
  5. In mixed form: 139/56

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