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Add 2/16 and 35/18

1st number: 2/16, 2nd number: 1 17/18

2/16 + 35/18 is 149/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    2/16 = 2 × 9/16 × 9 = 18/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    35/18 = 35 × 8/18 × 8 = 280/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/144 + 280/144 = 18 + 280/144 = 298/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 149/72
  6. In mixed form: 25/72

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