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Add 20/18 and 16/6

1st number: 1 2/18, 2nd number: 2 4/6

20/18 + 16/6 is 34/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    20/18 = 20 × 1/18 × 1 = 20/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    16/6 = 16 × 3/6 × 3 = 48/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/18 + 48/18 = 20 + 48/18 = 68/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/9
  6. In mixed form: 37/9

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