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Add 5/8 and 50/70

5/8 + 50/70 is 75/56.

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,
    50/70 = 50 × 4/70 × 4 = 200/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/280 + 200/280 = 175 + 200/280 = 375/280
  5. 375/280 simplified gives 75/56
  6. So, 5/8 + 50/70 = 75/56
    In mixed form: 119/56

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