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Add 24/18 and 63/12

1st number: 1 6/18, 2nd number: 5 3/12

24/18 + 63/12 is 79/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    24/18 = 24 × 2/18 × 2 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    63/12 = 63 × 3/12 × 3 = 189/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 189/36 = 48 + 189/36 = 237/36
  5. 237/36 simplified gives 79/12
  6. So, 24/18 + 63/12 = 79/12
    In mixed form: 67/12

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