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Add 24/12 and 3/18

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 3/18

24/12 + 3/18 is 13/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    24/12 = 24 × 3/12 × 3 = 72/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    3/18 = 3 × 2/18 × 2 = 6/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/36 + 6/36 = 72 + 6/36 = 78/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/6
  6. In mixed form: 21/6

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