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Add 18/12 and 10/16

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 10/16

18/12 + 10/16 is 17/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    18/12 = 18 × 4/12 × 4 = 72/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    10/16 = 10 × 3/16 × 3 = 30/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/48 + 30/48 = 72 + 30/48 = 102/48
  5. 102/48 simplified gives 17/8
  6. So, 18/12 + 10/16 = 17/8
    In mixed form: 21/8

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