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Add 8/35 and 20/56

8/35 + 20/56 is 41/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    8/35 = 8 × 8/35 × 8 = 64/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    20/56 = 20 × 5/56 × 5 = 100/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/280 + 100/280 = 64 + 100/280 = 164/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/70

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