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Add 56/8 and 3/18

1st number: 7 0/8, 2nd number: 3/18

56/8 + 3/18 is 43/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    56/8 = 56 × 9/8 × 9 = 504/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    3/18 = 3 × 4/18 × 4 = 12/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/72 + 12/72 = 504 + 12/72 = 516/72
  5. 516/72 simplified gives 43/6
  6. So, 56/8 + 3/18 = 43/6
    In mixed form: 71/6

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