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Add 5/56 and 5/70

5/56 + 5/70 is 9/56.

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,
    5/56 = 5 × 5/56 × 5 = 25/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    5/70 = 5 × 4/70 × 4 = 20/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/280 + 20/280 = 25 + 20/280 = 45/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/56

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