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Add 56/4 and 6/18

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 6/18

56/4 + 6/18 is 43/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    56/4 = 56 × 9/4 × 9 = 504/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    6/18 = 6 × 2/18 × 2 = 12/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/36 + 12/36 = 504 + 12/36 = 516/36
  5. 516/36 simplified gives 43/3
  6. So, 56/4 + 6/18 = 43/3
    In mixed form: 141/3

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