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Add 18/56 and 3/12

18/56 + 3/12 is 4/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 12 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    18/56 = 18 × 3/56 × 3 = 54/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    3/12 = 3 × 14/12 × 14 = 42/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/168 + 42/168 = 54 + 42/168 = 96/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/7

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