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Add 7/6 and 18/72

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 18/72

7/6 + 18/72 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,
    7/6 = 7 × 12/6 × 12 = 84/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    18/72 = 18 × 1/72 × 1 = 18/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/72 + 18/72 = 84 + 18/72 = 102/72
  5. 102/72 simplified gives 17/12
  6. So, 7/6 + 18/72 = 17/12
    In mixed form: 15/12

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