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Add 25/8 and 70/25

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 2 20/25

25/8 + 70/25 is 237/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 25 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    25/8 = 25 × 25/8 × 25 = 625/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    70/25 = 70 × 8/25 × 8 = 560/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    625/200 + 560/200 = 625 + 560/200 = 1185/200
  5. 1185/200 simplified gives 237/40
  6. So, 25/8 + 70/25 = 237/40
    In mixed form: 537/40

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