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Add 56/18 and 5/20

1st number: 3 2/18, 2nd number: 5/20

56/18 + 5/20 is 121/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    56/18 = 56 × 10/18 × 10 = 560/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    5/20 = 5 × 9/20 × 9 = 45/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/180 + 45/180 = 560 + 45/180 = 605/180
  5. 605/180 simplified gives 121/36
  6. So, 56/18 + 5/20 = 121/36
    In mixed form: 313/36

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