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Add 70/8 and 27/28

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 27/28

70/8 + 27/28 is 68/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    70/8 = 70 × 7/8 × 7 = 490/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    27/28 = 27 × 2/28 × 2 = 54/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/56 + 54/56 = 490 + 54/56 = 544/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 68/7
  6. In mixed form: 95/7

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