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Add 5/70 and 30/8

1st number: 5/70, 2nd number: 3 6/8

5/70 + 30/8 is 107/28.

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,
    5/70 = 5 × 4/70 × 4 = 20/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    30/8 = 30 × 35/8 × 35 = 1050/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/280 + 1050/280 = 20 + 1050/280 = 1070/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/28
  6. In mixed form: 323/28

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