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Add 25/18 and 42/56

1st number: 1 7/18, 2nd number: 42/56

25/18 + 42/56 is 77/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    25/18 = 25 × 28/18 × 28 = 700/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    42/56 = 42 × 9/56 × 9 = 378/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/504 + 378/504 = 700 + 378/504 = 1078/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/36
  6. In mixed form: 25/36

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