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Add 3/6 and 18/8

1st number: 3/6, 2nd number: 2 2/8

3/6 + 18/8 is 11/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    3/6 = 3 × 4/6 × 4 = 12/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    18/8 = 18 × 3/8 × 3 = 54/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/24 + 54/24 = 12 + 54/24 = 66/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/4
  6. In mixed form: 23/4

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