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Add 18/14 and 5/4

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

18/14 + 5/4 is 71/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    18/14 = 18 × 2/14 × 2 = 36/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    5/4 = 5 × 7/4 × 7 = 35/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/28 + 35/28 = 36 + 35/28 = 71/28
  5. In mixed form: 215/28

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