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Add 18/14 and 2/8

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

18/14 + 2/8 is 43/28.

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,
    2/8 = 2 × 7/8 × 7 = 14/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/56 + 14/56 = 72 + 14/56 = 86/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/28
  6. In mixed form: 115/28

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