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Add 25/18 and 42/24

1st number: 1 7/18, 2nd number: 1 18/24

25/18 + 42/24 is 113/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    25/18 = 25 × 4/18 × 4 = 100/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    42/24 = 42 × 3/24 × 3 = 126/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/72 + 126/72 = 100 + 126/72 = 226/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/36
  6. In mixed form: 35/36

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