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Add 70/4 and 9/56

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 9/56

70/4 + 9/56 is 989/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    70/4 = 70 × 14/4 × 14 = 980/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    9/56 = 9 × 1/56 × 1 = 9/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/56 + 9/56 = 980 + 9/56 = 989/56
  5. In mixed form: 1737/56

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