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Add 5/10 and 45/56

5/10 + 45/56 is 73/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    5/10 = 5 × 28/10 × 28 = 140/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    45/56 = 45 × 5/56 × 5 = 225/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/280 + 225/280 = 140 + 225/280 = 365/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/56
  6. In mixed form: 117/56

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