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Add 4/18 and 5/8

4/18 + 5/8 is 61/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    4/18 = 4 × 4/18 × 4 = 16/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    5/8 = 5 × 9/8 × 9 = 45/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/72 + 45/72 = 16 + 45/72 = 61/72
  5. So, 4/18 + 5/8 = 61/72

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