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Add 56/3 and 14/8

1st number: 18 2/3, 2nd number: 1 6/8

56/3 + 14/8 is 245/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    56/3 = 56 × 8/3 × 8 = 448/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    14/8 = 14 × 3/8 × 3 = 42/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/24 + 42/24 = 448 + 42/24 = 490/24
  5. 490/24 simplified gives 245/12
  6. So, 56/3 + 14/8 = 245/12
    In mixed form: 205/12

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