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Add 49/18 and 4/8

1st number: 2 13/18, 2nd number: 4/8

49/18 + 4/8 is 29/9.

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,
    49/18 = 49 × 4/18 × 4 = 196/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    4/8 = 4 × 9/8 × 9 = 36/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/72 + 36/72 = 196 + 36/72 = 232/72
  5. 232/72 simplified gives 29/9
  6. So, 49/18 + 4/8 = 29/9
    In mixed form: 32/9

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