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Add 1/18 and 36/48

1/18 + 36/48 is 29/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    1/18 = 1 × 8/18 × 8 = 8/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    36/48 = 36 × 3/48 × 3 = 108/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/144 + 108/144 = 8 + 108/144 = 116/144
  5. 116/144 simplified gives 29/36
  6. So, 1/18 + 36/48 = 29/36

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