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Add 10/4 and 18/28

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 18/28

10/4 + 18/28 is 22/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    10/4 = 10 × 7/4 × 7 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    18/28 = 18 × 1/28 × 1 = 18/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/28 + 18/28 = 70 + 18/28 = 88/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/7
  6. In mixed form: 31/7

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