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Add 2/56 and 84/70

1st number: 2/56, 2nd number: 1 14/70

2/56 + 84/70 is 173/140.

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,
    84/70 = 84 × 4/70 × 4 = 336/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/280 + 336/280 = 10 + 336/280 = 346/280
  5. 346/280 simplified gives 173/140
  6. So, 2/56 + 84/70 = 173/140
    In mixed form: 133/140

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