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Add 18/10 and 10/56

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

18/10 + 10/56 is 277/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    18/10 = 18 × 28/10 × 28 = 504/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/280 + 50/280 = 504 + 50/280 = 554/280
  5. 554/280 simplified gives 277/140
  6. So, 18/10 + 10/56 = 277/140
    In mixed form: 1137/140

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