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Add 8/56 and 1/7

8/56 + 1/7 is 2/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 7 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 7 × 8 = 56,
    1/7 = 1 × 8/7 × 8 = 8/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/56 + 8/56 = 8 + 8/56 = 16/56
  5. 16/56 simplified gives 2/7
  6. So, 8/56 + 1/7 = 2/7

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