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Add 18/8 and 6/28

1st number: 2 2/8, 2nd number: 6/28

18/8 + 6/28 is 69/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    18/8 = 18 × 7/8 × 7 = 126/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    6/28 = 6 × 2/28 × 2 = 12/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/56 + 12/56 = 126 + 12/56 = 138/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/28
  6. In mixed form: 213/28

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