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Add 45/56 and 8/70

45/56 + 8/70 is 257/280.

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,
    45/56 = 45 × 5/56 × 5 = 225/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    8/70 = 8 × 4/70 × 4 = 32/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/280 + 32/280 = 225 + 32/280 = 257/280

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