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Add 5/7 and 8/70

5/7 + 8/70 is 29/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    5/7 = 5 × 10/7 × 10 = 50/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    8/70 = 8 × 1/70 × 1 = 8/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/70 + 8/70 = 50 + 8/70 = 58/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/35

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