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Add 5/20 and 45/56

5/20 + 45/56 is 59/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    5/20 = 5 × 14/20 × 14 = 70/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    45/56 = 45 × 5/56 × 5 = 225/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/280 + 225/280 = 70 + 225/280 = 295/280
  5. 295/280 simplified gives 59/56
  6. So, 5/20 + 45/56 = 59/56
    In mixed form: 13/56

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