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Add 24/18 and 63/36

1st number: 1 6/18, 2nd number: 1 27/36

24/18 + 63/36 is 37/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 36 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 36 × 1 = 36,
    63/36 = 63 × 1/36 × 1 = 63/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 63/36 = 48 + 63/36 = 111/36
  5. 111/36 simplified gives 37/12
  6. So, 24/18 + 63/36 = 37/12
    In mixed form: 31/12

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