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Add 2/56 and 28/70

2/56 + 28/70 is 61/140.

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,
    2/56 = 2 × 5/56 × 5 = 10/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    28/70 = 28 × 4/70 × 4 = 112/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/280 + 112/280 = 10 + 112/280 = 122/280
  5. 122/280 simplified gives 61/140
  6. So, 2/56 + 28/70 = 61/140

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