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Add 50/56 and 3/70

50/56 + 3/70 is 131/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    3/70 = 3 × 4/70 × 4 = 12/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/280 + 12/280 = 250 + 12/280 = 262/280
  5. 262/280 simplified gives 131/140
  6. So, 50/56 + 3/70 = 131/140

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