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Add 75/8 and 5/18

1st number: 9 3/8, 2nd number: 5/18

75/8 + 5/18 is 695/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    75/8 = 75 × 9/8 × 9 = 675/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    5/18 = 5 × 4/18 × 4 = 20/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    675/72 + 20/72 = 675 + 20/72 = 695/72
  5. In mixed form: 947/72

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