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Add 14/5 and 3/18

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 3/18

14/5 + 3/18 is 89/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    14/5 = 14 × 18/5 × 18 = 252/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    3/18 = 3 × 5/18 × 5 = 15/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/90 + 15/90 = 252 + 15/90 = 267/90
  5. 267/90 simplified gives 89/30
  6. So, 14/5 + 3/18 = 89/30
    In mixed form: 229/30

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