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Add 8/36 and 54/70

8/36 + 54/70 is 313/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 70 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    8/36 = 8 × 35/36 × 35 = 280/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    54/70 = 54 × 18/70 × 18 = 972/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/1260 + 972/1260 = 280 + 972/1260 = 1252/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 313/315

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