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Add 75/18 and 2/28

1st number: 4 3/18, 2nd number: 2/28

75/18 + 2/28 is 89/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    75/18 = 75 × 14/18 × 14 = 1050/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    2/28 = 2 × 9/28 × 9 = 18/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/252 + 18/252 = 1050 + 18/252 = 1068/252
  5. 1068/252 simplified gives 89/21
  6. So, 75/18 + 2/28 = 89/21
    In mixed form: 45/21

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