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Add 18/36 and 50/32

1st number: 18/36, 2nd number: 1 18/32

18/36 + 50/32 is 33/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 8 = 288,
    18/36 = 18 × 8/36 × 8 = 144/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    50/32 = 50 × 9/32 × 9 = 450/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/288 + 450/288 = 144 + 450/288 = 594/288
  5. 594/288 simplified gives 33/16
  6. So, 18/36 + 50/32 = 33/16
    In mixed form: 21/16

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