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Add 80/3 and 45/56

1st number: 26 2/3, 2nd number: 45/56

80/3 + 45/56 is 4615/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    80/3 = 80 × 56/3 × 56 = 4480/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    45/56 = 45 × 3/56 × 3 = 135/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4480/168 + 135/168 = 4480 + 135/168 = 4615/168
  5. In mixed form: 2779/168

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