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Add 5/56 and 2/75

5/56 + 2/75 is 487/4200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 75 is 4200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 75 = 4200,
    5/56 = 5 × 75/56 × 75 = 375/4200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 56 = 4200,
    2/75 = 2 × 56/75 × 56 = 112/4200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/4200 + 112/4200 = 375 + 112/4200 = 487/4200

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