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Add 1/2 and 18/84

1/2 + 18/84 is 5/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    1/2 = 1 × 42/2 × 42 = 42/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    18/84 = 18 × 1/84 × 1 = 18/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/84 + 18/84 = 42 + 18/84 = 60/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/7

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