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Add 18/24 and 20/16

1st number: 18/24, 2nd number: 1 4/16

18/24 + 20/16 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    18/24 = 18 × 2/24 × 2 = 36/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    20/16 = 20 × 3/16 × 3 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/48 + 60/48 = 36 + 60/48 = 96/48
  5. 96/48 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 18/24 + 20/16 = 2/1

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