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Add 18/56 and 6/28

18/56 + 6/28 is 15/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 28 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 28 × 2 = 56,
    6/28 = 6 × 2/28 × 2 = 12/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/56 + 12/56 = 18 + 12/56 = 30/56
  5. 30/56 simplified gives 15/28
  6. So, 18/56 + 6/28 = 15/28

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