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Add 56/28 and 40/70

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 40/70

56/28 + 40/70 is 18/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    56/28 = 56 × 5/28 × 5 = 280/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    40/70 = 40 × 2/70 × 2 = 80/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/140 + 80/140 = 280 + 80/140 = 360/140
  5. 360/140 simplified gives 18/7
  6. So, 56/28 + 40/70 = 18/7
    In mixed form: 24/7

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