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Add 5/70 and 60/56

1st number: 5/70, 2nd number: 1 4/56

5/70 + 60/56 is 8/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 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 56 × 5 = 280,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/280 + 300/280 = 20 + 300/280 = 320/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/7
  6. In mixed form: 11/7

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