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Add 2/6 and 18/24

2/6 + 18/24 is 13/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    2/6 = 2 × 4/6 × 4 = 8/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    18/24 = 18 × 1/24 × 1 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/24 + 18/24 = 8 + 18/24 = 26/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

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