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Add 56/70 and 1/40

56/70 + 1/40 is 33/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    56/70 = 56 × 4/70 × 4 = 224/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    1/40 = 1 × 7/40 × 7 = 7/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/280 + 7/280 = 224 + 7/280 = 231/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/40

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