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Add 8/28 and 5/7

8/28 + 5/7 is 1/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    8/28 = 8 × 1/28 × 1 = 8/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    5/7 = 5 × 4/7 × 4 = 20/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/28 + 20/28 = 8 + 20/28 = 28/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/1

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