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Add 1/2 and 15/18

1/2 + 15/18 is 4/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    1/2 = 1 × 9/2 × 9 = 9/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    15/18 = 15 × 1/18 × 1 = 15/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/18 + 15/18 = 9 + 15/18 = 24/18
  5. 24/18 simplified gives 4/3
  6. So, 1/2 + 15/18 = 4/3
    In mixed form: 11/3

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