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Add 56/18 and 60/45

1st number: 3 2/18, 2nd number: 1 15/45

56/18 + 60/45 is 40/9.

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,
    60/45 = 60 × 2/45 × 2 = 120/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/90 + 120/90 = 280 + 120/90 = 400/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/9
  6. In mixed form: 44/9

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