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Add 7/56 and 4/45

7/56 + 4/45 is 77/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    7/56 = 7 × 45/56 × 45 = 315/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    4/45 = 4 × 56/45 × 56 = 224/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/2520 + 224/2520 = 315 + 224/2520 = 539/2520
  5. 539/2520 simplified gives 77/360
  6. So, 7/56 + 4/45 = 77/360

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