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Add 1/8 and 18/28

1/8 + 18/28 is 43/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    18/28 = 18 × 2/28 × 2 = 36/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/56 + 36/56 = 7 + 36/56 = 43/56

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