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Add 27/6 and 6/18

1st number: 4 3/6, 2nd number: 6/18

27/6 + 6/18 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    27/6 = 27 × 3/6 × 3 = 81/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    6/18 = 6 × 1/18 × 1 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/18 + 6/18 = 81 + 6/18 = 87/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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