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Add 56/45 and 7/56

1st number: 1 11/45, 2nd number: 7/56

56/45 + 7/56 is 493/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 56 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    56/45 = 56 × 56/45 × 56 = 3136/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    7/56 = 7 × 45/56 × 45 = 315/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3136/2520 + 315/2520 = 3136 + 315/2520 = 3451/2520
  5. 3451/2520 simplified gives 493/360
  6. So, 56/45 + 7/56 = 493/360
    In mixed form: 1133/360

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