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Add 72/56 and 2/80

1st number: 1 16/56, 2nd number: 2/80

72/56 + 2/80 is 367/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 10 = 560,
    72/56 = 72 × 10/56 × 10 = 720/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    2/80 = 2 × 7/80 × 7 = 14/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/560 + 14/560 = 720 + 14/560 = 734/560
  5. 734/560 simplified gives 367/280
  6. So, 72/56 + 2/80 = 367/280
    In mixed form: 187/280

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