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Add 45/18 and 3/56

1st number: 2 9/18, 2nd number: 3/56

45/18 + 3/56 is 143/56.

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,
    45/18 = 45 × 28/18 × 28 = 1260/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    3/56 = 3 × 9/56 × 9 = 27/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/504 + 27/504 = 1260 + 27/504 = 1287/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/56
  6. In mixed form: 231/56

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