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Add 18/28 and 10/12

18/28 + 10/12 is 31/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    18/28 = 18 × 3/28 × 3 = 54/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    10/12 = 10 × 7/12 × 7 = 70/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/84 + 70/84 = 54 + 70/84 = 124/84
  5. 124/84 simplified gives 31/21
  6. So, 18/28 + 10/12 = 31/21
    In mixed form: 110/21

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