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Add 5/9 and 4/56

5/9 + 4/56 is 79/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    5/9 = 5 × 56/9 × 56 = 280/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    4/56 = 4 × 9/56 × 9 = 36/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/504 + 36/504 = 280 + 36/504 = 316/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/126

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