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Add 15/36 and 9/8

1st number: 15/36, 2nd number: 1 1/8

15/36 + 9/8 is 37/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    15/36 = 15 × 2/36 × 2 = 30/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    9/8 = 9 × 9/8 × 9 = 81/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/72 + 81/72 = 30 + 81/72 = 111/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/24
  6. In mixed form: 113/24

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