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Add 5/80 and 20/56

5/80 + 20/56 is 47/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 56 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    5/80 = 5 × 7/80 × 7 = 35/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 10 = 560,
    20/56 = 20 × 10/56 × 10 = 200/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/560 + 200/560 = 35 + 200/560 = 235/560
  5. 235/560 simplified gives 47/112
  6. So, 5/80 + 20/56 = 47/112

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