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Add 1/18 and 72/24

1st number: 1/18, 2nd number: 3 0/24

1/18 + 72/24 is 55/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    1/18 = 1 × 4/18 × 4 = 4/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    72/24 = 72 × 3/24 × 3 = 216/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/72 + 216/72 = 4 + 216/72 = 220/72
  5. 220/72 simplified gives 55/18
  6. So, 1/18 + 72/24 = 55/18
    In mixed form: 31/18

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