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Add 42/70 and 90/8

1st number: 42/70, 2nd number: 11 2/8

42/70 + 90/8 is 237/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    42/70 = 42 × 4/70 × 4 = 168/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    90/8 = 90 × 35/8 × 35 = 3150/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/280 + 3150/280 = 168 + 3150/280 = 3318/280
  5. 3318/280 simplified gives 237/20
  6. So, 42/70 + 90/8 = 237/20
    In mixed form: 1117/20

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