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Add 18/4 and 3/24

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

18/4 + 3/24 is 37/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    18/4 = 18 × 6/4 × 6 = 108/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    3/24 = 3 × 1/24 × 1 = 3/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/24 + 3/24 = 108 + 3/24 = 111/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/8
  6. In mixed form: 45/8

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