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Add 9/4 and 4/18

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

9/4 + 4/18 is 89/36.

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,
    9/4 = 9 × 9/4 × 9 = 81/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    4/18 = 4 × 2/18 × 2 = 8/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/36 + 8/36 = 81 + 8/36 = 89/36
  5. In mixed form: 217/36

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