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Add 16/20 and 2/18

16/20 + 2/18 is 41/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    16/20 = 16 × 9/20 × 9 = 144/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    2/18 = 2 × 10/18 × 10 = 20/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/180 + 20/180 = 144 + 20/180 = 164/180
  5. 164/180 simplified gives 41/45
  6. So, 16/20 + 2/18 = 41/45

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