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Add 18/56 and 3/8

18/56 + 3/8 is 39/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    18/56 = 18 × 1/56 × 1 = 18/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    3/8 = 3 × 7/8 × 7 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/56 + 21/56 = 18 + 21/56 = 39/56

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