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Add 16/35 and 10/56

16/35 + 10/56 is 89/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    16/35 = 16 × 8/35 × 8 = 128/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/280 + 50/280 = 128 + 50/280 = 178/280
  5. 178/280 simplified gives 89/140
  6. So, 16/35 + 10/56 = 89/140

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