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Add 5/8 and 35/70

5/8 + 35/70 is 9/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    5/8 = 5 × 35/8 × 35 = 175/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    35/70 = 35 × 4/70 × 4 = 140/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/280 + 140/280 = 175 + 140/280 = 315/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/8
  6. In mixed form: 11/8

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