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Add 72/10 and 8/56

1st number: 7 2/10, 2nd number: 8/56

72/10 + 8/56 is 257/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    72/10 = 72 × 28/10 × 28 = 2016/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    8/56 = 8 × 5/56 × 5 = 40/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2016/280 + 40/280 = 2016 + 40/280 = 2056/280
  5. 2056/280 simplified gives 257/35
  6. So, 72/10 + 8/56 = 257/35
    In mixed form: 712/35

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