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Add 81/18 and 2/14

1st number: 4 9/18, 2nd number: 2/14

81/18 + 2/14 is 65/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    81/18 = 81 × 7/18 × 7 = 567/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    2/14 = 2 × 9/14 × 9 = 18/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/126 + 18/126 = 567 + 18/126 = 585/126
  5. 585/126 simplified gives 65/14
  6. So, 81/18 + 2/14 = 65/14
    In mixed form: 49/14

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