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Add 5/28 and 2/20

5/28 + 2/20 is 39/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    5/28 = 5 × 5/28 × 5 = 25/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    2/20 = 2 × 7/20 × 7 = 14/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/140 + 14/140 = 25 + 14/140 = 39/140

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