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Add 56/4 and 7/10

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 7/10

56/4 + 7/10 is 147/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    56/4 = 56 × 5/4 × 5 = 280/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    7/10 = 7 × 2/10 × 2 = 14/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/20 + 14/20 = 280 + 14/20 = 294/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 147/10
  6. In mixed form: 147/10

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