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Add 8/56 and 1/49

8/56 + 1/49 is 8/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 49 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    8/56 = 8 × 7/56 × 7 = 56/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    1/49 = 1 × 8/49 × 8 = 8/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/392 + 8/392 = 56 + 8/392 = 64/392
  5. 64/392 simplified gives 8/49
  6. So, 8/56 + 1/49 = 8/49

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