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Add 50/6 and 20/18

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 1 2/18

50/6 + 20/18 is 85/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    50/6 = 50 × 3/6 × 3 = 150/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    20/18 = 20 × 1/18 × 1 = 20/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/18 + 20/18 = 150 + 20/18 = 170/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/9
  6. In mixed form: 94/9

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