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Add 6/4 and 18/49

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 18/49

6/4 + 18/49 is 183/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    6/4 = 6 × 49/4 × 49 = 294/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    18/49 = 18 × 4/49 × 4 = 72/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/196 + 72/196 = 294 + 72/196 = 366/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 183/98
  6. In mixed form: 185/98

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