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Add 18/36 and 50/16

1st number: 18/36, 2nd number: 3 2/16

18/36 + 50/16 is 29/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    18/36 = 18 × 4/36 × 4 = 72/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    50/16 = 50 × 9/16 × 9 = 450/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/144 + 450/144 = 72 + 450/144 = 522/144
  5. 522/144 simplified gives 29/8
  6. So, 18/36 + 50/16 = 29/8
    In mixed form: 35/8

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