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Add 10/56 and 70/10

1st number: 10/56, 2nd number: 7 0/10

10/56 + 70/10 is 201/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 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 10 × 28 = 280,
    70/10 = 70 × 28/10 × 28 = 1960/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/280 + 1960/280 = 50 + 1960/280 = 2010/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 201/28
  6. In mixed form: 75/28

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