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Add 81/8 and 56/70

1st number: 10 1/8, 2nd number: 56/70

81/8 + 56/70 is 437/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    81/8 = 81 × 35/8 × 35 = 2835/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    56/70 = 56 × 4/70 × 4 = 224/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2835/280 + 224/280 = 2835 + 224/280 = 3059/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 437/40
  6. In mixed form: 1037/40

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