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Add 72/6 and 9/18

1st number: 12 0/6, 2nd number: 9/18

72/6 + 9/18 is 25/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    72/6 = 72 × 3/6 × 3 = 216/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    9/18 = 9 × 1/18 × 1 = 9/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/18 + 9/18 = 216 + 9/18 = 225/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/2
  6. In mixed form: 121/2

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