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Add 3/18 and 18/8

1st number: 3/18, 2nd number: 2 2/8

3/18 + 18/8 is 29/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    3/18 = 3 × 4/18 × 4 = 12/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    18/8 = 18 × 9/8 × 9 = 162/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/72 + 162/72 = 12 + 162/72 = 174/72
  5. 174/72 simplified gives 29/12
  6. So, 3/18 + 18/8 = 29/12
    In mixed form: 25/12

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