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Add 8/56 and 1/14

8/56 + 1/14 is 3/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    8/56 = 8 × 1/56 × 1 = 8/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    1/14 = 1 × 4/14 × 4 = 4/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/56 + 4/56 = 8 + 4/56 = 12/56
  5. 12/56 simplified gives 3/14
  6. So, 8/56 + 1/14 = 3/14

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