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Add 56/18 and 12/45

1st number: 3 2/18, 2nd number: 12/45

56/18 + 12/45 is 152/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    56/18 = 56 × 5/18 × 5 = 280/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    12/45 = 12 × 2/45 × 2 = 24/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/90 + 24/90 = 280 + 24/90 = 304/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 152/45
  6. In mixed form: 317/45

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