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Add 5/4 and 56/10

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 5 6/10

5/4 + 56/10 is 137/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    5/4 = 5 × 5/4 × 5 = 25/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    56/10 = 56 × 2/10 × 2 = 112/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/20 + 112/20 = 25 + 112/20 = 137/20
  5. So, 5/4 + 56/10 = 137/20
    In mixed form: 617/20

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