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Add 7/18 and 8/14

7/18 + 8/14 is 121/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    7/18 = 7 × 7/18 × 7 = 49/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    8/14 = 8 × 9/14 × 9 = 72/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/126 + 72/126 = 49 + 72/126 = 121/126

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