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Add 18/56 and 9/35

18/56 + 9/35 is 81/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 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 35 × 8 = 280,
    9/35 = 9 × 8/35 × 8 = 72/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/280 + 72/280 = 90 + 72/280 = 162/280
  5. 162/280 simplified gives 81/140
  6. So, 18/56 + 9/35 = 81/140

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