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Add 35/8 and 50/70

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 50/70

35/8 + 50/70 is 285/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    35/8 = 35 × 35/8 × 35 = 1225/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    50/70 = 50 × 4/70 × 4 = 200/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/280 + 200/280 = 1225 + 200/280 = 1425/280
  5. 1425/280 simplified gives 285/56
  6. So, 35/8 + 50/70 = 285/56
    In mixed form: 55/56

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