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Add 75/56 and 5/72

1st number: 1 19/56, 2nd number: 5/72

75/56 + 5/72 is 355/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    75/56 = 75 × 9/56 × 9 = 675/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    5/72 = 5 × 7/72 × 7 = 35/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    675/504 + 35/504 = 675 + 35/504 = 710/504
  5. 710/504 simplified gives 355/252
  6. So, 75/56 + 5/72 = 355/252
    In mixed form: 1103/252

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