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Add 5/10 and 18/56

5/10 + 18/56 is 23/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    5/10 = 5 × 28/10 × 28 = 140/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    18/56 = 18 × 5/56 × 5 = 90/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/280 + 90/280 = 140 + 90/280 = 230/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/28

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