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Add 75/4 and 1/28

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

75/4 + 1/28 is 263/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    75/4 = 75 × 7/4 × 7 = 525/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    1/28 = 1 × 1/28 × 1 = 1/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/28 + 1/28 = 525 + 1/28 = 526/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 263/14
  6. In mixed form: 1811/14

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