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Add 18/16 and 3/28

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 3/28

18/16 + 3/28 is 69/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 28 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    18/16 = 18 × 7/16 × 7 = 126/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 4 = 112,
    3/28 = 3 × 4/28 × 4 = 12/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/112 + 12/112 = 126 + 12/112 = 138/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/56
  6. In mixed form: 113/56

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