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Add 45/2 and 18/28

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 18/28

45/2 + 18/28 is 162/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    45/2 = 45 × 14/2 × 14 = 630/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    18/28 = 18 × 1/28 × 1 = 18/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/28 + 18/28 = 630 + 18/28 = 648/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 162/7
  6. In mixed form: 231/7

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