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Add 18/36 and 98/60

1st number: 18/36, 2nd number: 1 38/60

18/36 + 98/60 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    18/36 = 18 × 5/36 × 5 = 90/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    98/60 = 98 × 3/60 × 3 = 294/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/180 + 294/180 = 90 + 294/180 = 384/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/15
  6. In mixed form: 22/15

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