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Add 18/6 and 35/16

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 2 3/16

18/6 + 35/16 is 83/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    18/6 = 18 × 8/6 × 8 = 144/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    35/16 = 35 × 3/16 × 3 = 105/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/48 + 105/48 = 144 + 105/48 = 249/48
  5. 249/48 simplified gives 83/16
  6. So, 18/6 + 35/16 = 83/16
    In mixed form: 53/16

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