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Add 8/4 and 1/18

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 1/18

8/4 + 1/18 is 37/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    8/4 = 8 × 9/4 × 9 = 72/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    1/18 = 1 × 2/18 × 2 = 2/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/36 + 2/36 = 72 + 2/36 = 74/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/18
  6. In mixed form: 21/18

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