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Add 15/8 and 35/36

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 35/36

15/8 + 35/36 is 205/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    15/8 = 15 × 9/8 × 9 = 135/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    35/36 = 35 × 2/36 × 2 = 70/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/72 + 70/72 = 135 + 70/72 = 205/72
  5. In mixed form: 261/72

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