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Add 18/2 and 7/24

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 7/24

18/2 + 7/24 is 223/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    18/2 = 18 × 12/2 × 12 = 216/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    7/24 = 7 × 1/24 × 1 = 7/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/24 + 7/24 = 216 + 7/24 = 223/24
  5. In mixed form: 97/24

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