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Add 7/18 and 49/16

1st number: 7/18, 2nd number: 3 1/16

7/18 + 49/16 is 497/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    7/18 = 7 × 8/18 × 8 = 56/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    49/16 = 49 × 9/16 × 9 = 441/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/144 + 441/144 = 56 + 441/144 = 497/144
  5. In mixed form: 365/144

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