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Add 7/4 and 5/56

1st number: 1 3/4, 2nd number: 5/56

7/4 + 5/56 is 103/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    7/4 = 7 × 14/4 × 14 = 98/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/56 + 5/56 = 98 + 5/56 = 103/56
  5. In mixed form: 147/56

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