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Add 56/8 and 75/18

1st number: 7 0/8, 2nd number: 4 3/18

56/8 + 75/18 is 67/6.

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,
    75/18 = 75 × 4/18 × 4 = 300/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/72 + 300/72 = 504 + 300/72 = 804/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/6
  6. In mixed form: 111/6

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