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Add 2/18 and 3/8

2/18 + 3/8 is 35/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 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 8 × 9 = 72,
    3/8 = 3 × 9/8 × 9 = 27/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/72 + 27/72 = 8 + 27/72 = 35/72

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