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Add 98/18 and 4/9

1st number: 5 8/18, 2nd number: 4/9

98/18 + 4/9 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    98/18 = 98 × 1/18 × 1 = 98/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    4/9 = 4 × 2/9 × 2 = 8/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/18 + 8/18 = 98 + 8/18 = 106/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

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