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Add 1/3 and 8/18

1/3 + 8/18 is 7/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    1/3 = 1 × 6/3 × 6 = 6/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    8/18 = 8 × 1/18 × 1 = 8/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/18 + 8/18 = 6 + 8/18 = 14/18
  5. 14/18 simplified gives 7/9
  6. So, 1/3 + 8/18 = 7/9

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