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Add 56/28 and 4/7

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 4/7

56/28 + 4/7 is 18/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    56/28 = 56 × 1/28 × 1 = 56/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    4/7 = 4 × 4/7 × 4 = 16/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/28 + 16/28 = 56 + 16/28 = 72/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/7
  6. In mixed form: 24/7

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