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Add 18/16 and 3/4

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 3/4

18/16 + 3/4 is 15/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 4 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    18/16 = 18 × 1/16 × 1 = 18/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    3/4 = 3 × 4/4 × 4 = 12/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/16 + 12/16 = 18 + 12/16 = 30/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/8
  6. In mixed form: 17/8

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