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Add 18/14 and 1/8

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 1/8

18/14 + 1/8 is 79/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    18/14 = 18 × 4/14 × 4 = 72/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/56 + 7/56 = 72 + 7/56 = 79/56
  5. So, 18/14 + 1/8 = 79/56
    In mixed form: 123/56

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