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Add 56/5 and 18/36

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 18/36

56/5 + 18/36 is 117/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    56/5 = 56 × 36/5 × 36 = 2016/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    18/36 = 18 × 5/36 × 5 = 90/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2016/180 + 90/180 = 2016 + 90/180 = 2106/180
  5. 2106/180 simplified gives 117/10
  6. So, 56/5 + 18/36 = 117/10
    In mixed form: 117/10

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