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Add 7/36 and 18/24

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

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    7/36 = 7 × 2/36 × 2 = 14/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    18/24 = 18 × 3/24 × 3 = 54/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/72 + 54/72 = 14 + 54/72 = 68/72
  5. 68/72 simplified gives 17/18
  6. So, 7/36 + 18/24 = 17/18

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