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Add 5/8 and 20/56

5/8 + 20/56 is 55/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    5/8 = 5 × 7/8 × 7 = 35/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    20/56 = 20 × 1/56 × 1 = 20/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/56 + 20/56 = 35 + 20/56 = 55/56
  5. So, 5/8 + 20/56 = 55/56

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