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Add 5/27 and 6/56

5/27 + 6/56 is 221/756.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    5/27 = 5 × 56/27 × 56 = 280/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    6/56 = 6 × 27/56 × 27 = 162/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/1512 + 162/1512 = 280 + 162/1512 = 442/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/756

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