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Add 7/70 and 15/8

1st number: 7/70, 2nd number: 1 7/8

7/70 + 15/8 is 79/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    7/70 = 7 × 4/70 × 4 = 28/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    15/8 = 15 × 35/8 × 35 = 525/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/280 + 525/280 = 28 + 525/280 = 553/280
  5. 553/280 simplified gives 79/40
  6. So, 7/70 + 15/8 = 79/40
    In mixed form: 139/40

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