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Add 8/35 and 50/56

8/35 + 50/56 is 157/140.

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,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/280 + 250/280 = 64 + 250/280 = 314/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 157/140
  6. In mixed form: 117/140

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