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Add 18/2 and 14/8

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 1 6/8

18/2 + 14/8 is 43/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    18/2 = 18 × 4/2 × 4 = 72/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    14/8 = 14 × 1/8 × 1 = 14/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/8 + 14/8 = 72 + 14/8 = 86/8
  5. 86/8 simplified gives 43/4
  6. So, 18/2 + 14/8 = 43/4
    In mixed form: 103/4

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