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Add 48/4 and 3/18

1st number: 12 0/4, 2nd number: 3/18

48/4 + 3/18 is 73/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    48/4 = 48 × 9/4 × 9 = 432/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    3/18 = 3 × 2/18 × 2 = 6/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/36 + 6/36 = 432 + 6/36 = 438/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/6
  6. In mixed form: 121/6

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