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Add 14/8 and 50/70

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 50/70

14/8 + 50/70 is 69/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    14/8 = 14 × 35/8 × 35 = 490/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    50/70 = 50 × 4/70 × 4 = 200/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/280 + 200/280 = 490 + 200/280 = 690/280
  5. 690/280 simplified gives 69/28
  6. So, 14/8 + 50/70 = 69/28
    In mixed form: 213/28

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