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Add 8/18 and 18/24

8/18 + 18/24 is 43/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    8/18 = 8 × 4/18 × 4 = 32/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    18/24 = 18 × 3/24 × 3 = 54/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/72 + 54/72 = 32 + 54/72 = 86/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/36
  6. In mixed form: 17/36

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