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Add 56/14 and 20/7

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 2 6/7

56/14 + 20/7 is 48/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    56/14 = 56 × 1/14 × 1 = 56/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    20/7 = 20 × 2/7 × 2 = 40/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/14 + 40/14 = 56 + 40/14 = 96/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 48/7
  6. In mixed form: 66/7

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