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Add 2/18 and 18/24

2/18 + 18/24 is 31/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    2/18 = 2 × 4/18 × 4 = 8/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    18/24 = 18 × 3/24 × 3 = 54/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/72 + 54/72 = 8 + 54/72 = 62/72
  5. 62/72 simplified gives 31/36
  6. So, 2/18 + 18/24 = 31/36

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