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Add 60/56 and 40/70

1st number: 1 4/56, 2nd number: 40/70

60/56 + 40/70 is 23/14.

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,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    40/70 = 40 × 4/70 × 4 = 160/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/280 + 160/280 = 300 + 160/280 = 460/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/14
  6. In mixed form: 19/14

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