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Add 18/9 and 2/35

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 2/35

18/9 + 2/35 is 72/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 35 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    18/9 = 18 × 35/9 × 35 = 630/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    2/35 = 2 × 9/35 × 9 = 18/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/315 + 18/315 = 630 + 18/315 = 648/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 72/35
  6. In mixed form: 22/35

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