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Add 5/56 and 20/28

5/56 + 20/28 is 45/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    20/28 = 20 × 2/28 × 2 = 40/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/56 + 40/56 = 5 + 40/56 = 45/56
  5. So, 5/56 + 20/28 = 45/56

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