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Add 64/70 and 50/56

64/70 + 50/56 is 253/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    64/70 = 64 × 4/70 × 4 = 256/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    256/280 + 250/280 = 256 + 250/280 = 506/280
  5. 506/280 simplified gives 253/140
  6. So, 64/70 + 50/56 = 253/140
    In mixed form: 1113/140

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