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Add 45/18 and 60/36

1st number: 2 9/18, 2nd number: 1 24/36

45/18 + 60/36 is 25/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    45/18 = 45 × 2/18 × 2 = 90/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    60/36 = 60 × 1/36 × 1 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/36 + 60/36 = 90 + 60/36 = 150/36
  5. 150/36 simplified gives 25/6
  6. So, 45/18 + 60/36 = 25/6
    In mixed form: 41/6

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