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Add 18/24 and 7/4

1st number: 18/24, 2nd number: 1 3/4

18/24 + 7/4 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 4 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    18/24 = 18 × 1/24 × 1 = 18/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    7/4 = 7 × 6/4 × 6 = 42/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/24 + 42/24 = 18 + 42/24 = 60/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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