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Add 5/20 and 63/56

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 1 7/56

5/20 + 63/56 is 11/8.

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,
    63/56 = 63 × 5/56 × 5 = 315/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/280 + 315/280 = 70 + 315/280 = 385/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/8
  6. In mixed form: 13/8

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