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Add 10/56 and 7/18

10/56 + 7/18 is 143/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    10/56 = 10 × 9/56 × 9 = 90/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    7/18 = 7 × 28/18 × 28 = 196/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/504 + 196/504 = 90 + 196/504 = 286/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/252

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