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Add 8/28 and 1/8

8/28 + 1/8 is 23/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    8/28 = 8 × 2/28 × 2 = 16/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/56 + 7/56 = 16 + 7/56 = 23/56

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