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Add 3/16 and 5/18

3/16 + 5/18 is 67/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    3/16 = 3 × 9/16 × 9 = 27/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    5/18 = 5 × 8/18 × 8 = 40/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/144 + 40/144 = 27 + 40/144 = 67/144
  5. So, 3/16 + 5/18 = 67/144

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