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Add 5/14 and 18/56

5/14 + 18/56 is 19/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    5/14 = 5 × 4/14 × 4 = 20/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    18/56 = 18 × 1/56 × 1 = 18/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/56 + 18/56 = 20 + 18/56 = 38/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/28

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