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Add 56/5 and 1/7

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 1/7

56/5 + 1/7 is 397/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    56/5 = 56 × 7/5 × 7 = 392/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    1/7 = 1 × 5/7 × 5 = 5/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/35 + 5/35 = 392 + 5/35 = 397/35
  5. In mixed form: 1112/35

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