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Add 14/6 and 3/18

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 3/18

14/6 + 3/18 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    14/6 = 14 × 3/6 × 3 = 42/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    3/18 = 3 × 1/18 × 1 = 3/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/18 + 3/18 = 42 + 3/18 = 45/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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