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Add 5/70 and 50/80

5/70 + 50/80 is 39/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    5/70 = 5 × 8/70 × 8 = 40/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    50/80 = 50 × 7/80 × 7 = 350/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/560 + 350/560 = 40 + 350/560 = 390/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/56

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