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Add 7/18 and 36/24

1st number: 7/18, 2nd number: 1 12/24

7/18 + 36/24 is 17/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    7/18 = 7 × 4/18 × 4 = 28/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    36/24 = 36 × 3/24 × 3 = 108/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/72 + 108/72 = 28 + 108/72 = 136/72
  5. 136/72 simplified gives 17/9
  6. So, 7/18 + 36/24 = 17/9
    In mixed form: 18/9

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