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Add 5/28 and 20/6

1st number: 5/28, 2nd number: 3 2/6

5/28 + 20/6 is 295/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    5/28 = 5 × 3/28 × 3 = 15/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    20/6 = 20 × 14/6 × 14 = 280/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/84 + 280/84 = 15 + 280/84 = 295/84
  5. In mixed form: 343/84

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