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Add 1/18 and 18/12

1st number: 1/18, 2nd number: 1 6/12

1/18 + 18/12 is 14/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    1/18 = 1 × 2/18 × 2 = 2/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    18/12 = 18 × 3/12 × 3 = 54/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/36 + 54/36 = 2 + 54/36 = 56/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/9
  6. In mixed form: 15/9

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