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Add 70/21 and 5/56

1st number: 3 7/21, 2nd number: 5/56

70/21 + 5/56 is 575/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    70/21 = 70 × 8/21 × 8 = 560/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    5/56 = 5 × 3/56 × 3 = 15/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/168 + 15/168 = 560 + 15/168 = 575/168
  5. So, 70/21 + 5/56 = 575/168
    In mixed form: 371/168

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