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Add 1/36 and 18/48

1/36 + 18/48 is 29/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    1/36 = 1 × 4/36 × 4 = 4/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    18/48 = 18 × 3/48 × 3 = 54/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/144 + 54/144 = 4 + 54/144 = 58/144
  5. 58/144 simplified gives 29/72
  6. So, 1/36 + 18/48 = 29/72

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