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Add 56/28 and 80/56

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 1 24/56

56/28 + 80/56 is 24/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    56/28 = 56 × 2/28 × 2 = 112/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    80/56 = 80 × 1/56 × 1 = 80/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/56 + 80/56 = 112 + 80/56 = 192/56
  5. 192/56 simplified gives 24/7
  6. So, 56/28 + 80/56 = 24/7
    In mixed form: 33/7

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