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Add 18/56 and 18/10

1st number: 18/56, 2nd number: 1 8/10

18/56 + 18/10 is 297/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    18/56 = 18 × 5/56 × 5 = 90/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    18/10 = 18 × 28/10 × 28 = 504/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/280 + 504/280 = 90 + 504/280 = 594/280
  5. 594/280 simplified gives 297/140
  6. So, 18/56 + 18/10 = 297/140
    In mixed form: 217/140

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