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Add 18/7 and 8/9

1st number: 2 4/7, 2nd number: 8/9

18/7 + 8/9 is 218/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    18/7 = 18 × 9/7 × 9 = 162/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    8/9 = 8 × 7/9 × 7 = 56/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/63 + 56/63 = 162 + 56/63 = 218/63
  5. In mixed form: 329/63

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