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Add 56/35 and 25/8

1st number: 1 21/35, 2nd number: 3 1/8

56/35 + 25/8 is 189/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    56/35 = 56 × 8/35 × 8 = 448/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    25/8 = 25 × 35/8 × 35 = 875/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/280 + 875/280 = 448 + 875/280 = 1323/280
  5. 1323/280 simplified gives 189/40
  6. So, 56/35 + 25/8 = 189/40
    In mixed form: 429/40

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