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Add 18/12 and 20/96

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 20/96

18/12 + 20/96 is 41/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 8 = 96,
    18/12 = 18 × 8/12 × 8 = 144/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    20/96 = 20 × 1/96 × 1 = 20/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/96 + 20/96 = 144 + 20/96 = 164/96
  5. 164/96 simplified gives 41/24
  6. So, 18/12 + 20/96 = 41/24
    In mixed form: 117/24

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