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Add 49/9 and 4/18

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 4/18

49/9 + 4/18 is 17/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    49/9 = 49 × 2/9 × 2 = 98/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    4/18 = 4 × 1/18 × 1 = 4/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/18 + 4/18 = 98 + 4/18 = 102/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/3
  6. In mixed form: 52/3

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