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Add 18/9 and 20/56

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 20/56

18/9 + 20/56 is 33/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    18/9 = 18 × 56/9 × 56 = 1008/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    20/56 = 20 × 9/56 × 9 = 180/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/504 + 180/504 = 1008 + 180/504 = 1188/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/14
  6. In mixed form: 25/14

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