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Add 5/56 and 7/20

5/56 + 7/20 is 123/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 20 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    5/56 = 5 × 5/56 × 5 = 25/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    7/20 = 7 × 14/20 × 14 = 98/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/280 + 98/280 = 25 + 98/280 = 123/280

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