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Add 8/56 and 3/7

8/56 + 3/7 is 4/7.

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,
    3/7 = 3 × 8/7 × 8 = 24/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/56 + 24/56 = 8 + 24/56 = 32/56
  5. 32/56 simplified gives 4/7
  6. So, 8/56 + 3/7 = 4/7

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