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Add 75/40 and 8/70

1st number: 1 35/40, 2nd number: 8/70

75/40 + 8/70 is 557/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    75/40 = 75 × 7/40 × 7 = 525/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    8/70 = 8 × 4/70 × 4 = 32/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/280 + 32/280 = 525 + 32/280 = 557/280
  5. In mixed form: 1277/280

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