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Add 12/24 and 25/18

1st number: 12/24, 2nd number: 1 7/18

12/24 + 25/18 is 17/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    12/24 = 12 × 3/24 × 3 = 36/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    25/18 = 25 × 4/18 × 4 = 100/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/72 + 100/72 = 36 + 100/72 = 136/72
  5. 136/72 simplified gives 17/9
  6. So, 12/24 + 25/18 = 17/9
    In mixed form: 18/9

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