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Add 56/70 and 70/96

56/70 + 70/96 is 367/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 96 is 3360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 48 = 3360,
    56/70 = 56 × 48/70 × 48 = 2688/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    70/96 = 70 × 35/96 × 35 = 2450/3360
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2688/3360 + 2450/3360 = 2688 + 2450/3360 = 5138/3360
  5. 5138/3360 simplified gives 367/240
  6. So, 56/70 + 70/96 = 367/240
    In mixed form: 1127/240

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