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Add 2/27 and 18/56

2/27 + 18/56 is 299/756.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    2/27 = 2 × 56/27 × 56 = 112/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    18/56 = 18 × 27/56 × 27 = 486/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/1512 + 486/1512 = 112 + 486/1512 = 598/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 299/756

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