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Add 8/35 and 25/56

8/35 + 25/56 is 27/40.

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,
    25/56 = 25 × 5/56 × 5 = 125/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/280 + 125/280 = 64 + 125/280 = 189/280
  5. 189/280 simplified gives 27/40
  6. So, 8/35 + 25/56 = 27/40

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