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Add 4/18 and 14/12

1st number: 4/18, 2nd number: 1 2/12

4/18 + 14/12 is 25/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    4/18 = 4 × 2/18 × 2 = 8/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    14/12 = 14 × 3/12 × 3 = 42/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/36 + 42/36 = 8 + 42/36 = 50/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/18
  6. In mixed form: 17/18

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