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Add 15/16 and 5/36

15/16 + 5/36 is 155/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 36 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    15/16 = 15 × 9/16 × 9 = 135/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    5/36 = 5 × 4/36 × 4 = 20/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/144 + 20/144 = 135 + 20/144 = 155/144
  5. In mixed form: 111/144

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