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Add 18/8 and 32/20

1st number: 2 2/8, 2nd number: 1 12/20

18/8 + 32/20 is 77/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    18/8 = 18 × 5/8 × 5 = 90/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    32/20 = 32 × 2/20 × 2 = 64/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/40 + 64/40 = 90 + 64/40 = 154/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/20
  6. In mixed form: 317/20

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