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Add 7/56 and 6/7

7/56 + 6/7 is 55/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    7/56 = 7 × 1/56 × 1 = 7/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    6/7 = 6 × 8/7 × 8 = 48/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/56 + 48/56 = 7 + 48/56 = 55/56

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