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Add 5/14 and 18/8

1st number: 5/14, 2nd number: 2 2/8

5/14 + 18/8 is 73/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 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 8 × 7 = 56,
    18/8 = 18 × 7/8 × 7 = 126/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/56 + 126/56 = 20 + 126/56 = 146/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/28
  6. In mixed form: 217/28

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