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Add 35/18 and 84/48

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 1 36/48

35/18 + 84/48 is 133/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    35/18 = 35 × 8/18 × 8 = 280/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    84/48 = 84 × 3/48 × 3 = 252/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/144 + 252/144 = 280 + 252/144 = 532/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 133/36
  6. In mixed form: 325/36

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