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Add 7/56 and 28/9

1st number: 7/56, 2nd number: 3 1/9

7/56 + 28/9 is 233/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    7/56 = 7 × 9/56 × 9 = 63/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    28/9 = 28 × 56/9 × 56 = 1568/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/504 + 1568/504 = 63 + 1568/504 = 1631/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 233/72
  6. In mixed form: 317/72

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