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Add 10/56 and 42/70

10/56 + 42/70 is 109/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    42/70 = 42 × 4/70 × 4 = 168/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/280 + 168/280 = 50 + 168/280 = 218/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/140

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