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Add 45/70 and 5/8

45/70 + 5/8 is 71/56.

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,
    45/70 = 45 × 4/70 × 4 = 180/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    5/8 = 5 × 35/8 × 35 = 175/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/280 + 175/280 = 180 + 175/280 = 355/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/56
  6. In mixed form: 115/56

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