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Add 1/5 and 56/18

1st number: 1/5, 2nd number: 3 2/18

1/5 + 56/18 is 149/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    1/5 = 1 × 18/5 × 18 = 18/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    56/18 = 56 × 5/18 × 5 = 280/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/90 + 280/90 = 18 + 280/90 = 298/90
  5. 298/90 simplified gives 149/45
  6. So, 1/5 + 56/18 = 149/45
    In mixed form: 314/45

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