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Add 56/28 and 72/14

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 5 2/14

56/28 + 72/14 is 50/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 14 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 14 × 2 = 28,
    72/14 = 72 × 2/14 × 2 = 144/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/28 + 144/28 = 56 + 144/28 = 200/28
  5. 200/28 simplified gives 50/7
  6. So, 56/28 + 72/14 = 50/7
    In mixed form: 71/7

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