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Add 18/12 and 18/50

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 18/50

18/12 + 18/50 is 93/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    18/12 = 18 × 25/12 × 25 = 450/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    18/50 = 18 × 6/50 × 6 = 108/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/300 + 108/300 = 450 + 108/300 = 558/300
  5. 558/300 simplified gives 93/50
  6. So, 18/12 + 18/50 = 93/50
    In mixed form: 143/50

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