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Add 3/24 and 5/18

3/24 + 5/18 is 29/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    3/24 = 3 × 3/24 × 3 = 9/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    5/18 = 5 × 4/18 × 4 = 20/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/72 + 20/72 = 9 + 20/72 = 29/72

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