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Add 24/70 and 8/56

24/70 + 8/56 is 17/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    24/70 = 24 × 4/70 × 4 = 96/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    8/56 = 8 × 5/56 × 5 = 40/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/280 + 40/280 = 96 + 40/280 = 136/280
  5. 136/280 simplified gives 17/35
  6. So, 24/70 + 8/56 = 17/35

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