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Add 18/12 and 10/56

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 10/56

18/12 + 10/56 is 47/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    18/12 = 18 × 14/12 × 14 = 252/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    10/56 = 10 × 3/56 × 3 = 30/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/168 + 30/168 = 252 + 30/168 = 282/168
  5. 282/168 simplified gives 47/28
  6. So, 18/12 + 10/56 = 47/28
    In mixed form: 119/28

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