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Add 7/56 and 9/5

1st number: 7/56, 2nd number: 1 4/5

7/56 + 9/5 is 77/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 5 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    7/56 = 7 × 5/56 × 5 = 35/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    9/5 = 9 × 56/5 × 56 = 504/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/280 + 504/280 = 35 + 504/280 = 539/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/40
  6. In mixed form: 137/40

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