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Add 75/16 and 35/18

1st number: 4 11/16, 2nd number: 1 17/18

75/16 + 35/18 is 955/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    75/16 = 75 × 9/16 × 9 = 675/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    35/18 = 35 × 8/18 × 8 = 280/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    675/144 + 280/144 = 675 + 280/144 = 955/144
  5. In mixed form: 691/144

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