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Add 6/2 and 8/18

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 8/18

6/2 + 8/18 is 31/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    6/2 = 6 × 9/2 × 9 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    8/18 = 8 × 1/18 × 1 = 8/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/18 + 8/18 = 54 + 8/18 = 62/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/9
  6. In mixed form: 34/9

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