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Add 18/56 and 9/4

1st number: 18/56, 2nd number: 2 1/4

18/56 + 9/4 is 18/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 4 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 4 × 14 = 56,
    9/4 = 9 × 14/4 × 14 = 126/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/56 + 126/56 = 18 + 126/56 = 144/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/7
  6. In mixed form: 24/7

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