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Add 18/24 and 50/32

1st number: 18/24, 2nd number: 1 18/32

18/24 + 50/32 is 37/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 4 = 96,
    18/24 = 18 × 4/24 × 4 = 72/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    50/32 = 50 × 3/32 × 3 = 150/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/96 + 150/96 = 72 + 150/96 = 222/96
  5. 222/96 simplified gives 37/16
  6. So, 18/24 + 50/32 = 37/16
    In mixed form: 25/16

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