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Add 14/18 and 8/9

14/18 + 8/9 is 5/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    14/18 = 14 × 1/18 × 1 = 14/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    8/9 = 8 × 2/9 × 2 = 16/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/18 + 16/18 = 14 + 16/18 = 30/18
  5. 30/18 simplified gives 5/3
  6. So, 14/18 + 8/9 = 5/3
    In mixed form: 12/3

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