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Add 18/48 and 20/16

1st number: 18/48, 2nd number: 1 4/16

18/48 + 20/16 is 13/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    18/48 = 18 × 1/48 × 1 = 18/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    20/16 = 20 × 3/16 × 3 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/48 + 60/48 = 18 + 60/48 = 78/48
  5. 78/48 simplified gives 13/8
  6. So, 18/48 + 20/16 = 13/8
    In mixed form: 15/8

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