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Add 18/3 and 20/16

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 1 4/16

18/3 + 20/16 is 29/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    18/3 = 18 × 16/3 × 16 = 288/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    20/16 = 20 × 3/16 × 3 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/48 + 60/48 = 288 + 60/48 = 348/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/4
  6. In mixed form: 71/4

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