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Add 3/8 and 75/18

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 4 3/18

3/8 + 75/18 is 109/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    3/8 = 3 × 9/8 × 9 = 27/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    75/18 = 75 × 4/18 × 4 = 300/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/72 + 300/72 = 27 + 300/72 = 327/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/24
  6. In mixed form: 413/24

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