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Add 18/4 and 5/36

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 5/36

18/4 + 5/36 is 167/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    18/4 = 18 × 9/4 × 9 = 162/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    5/36 = 5 × 1/36 × 1 = 5/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/36 + 5/36 = 162 + 5/36 = 167/36
  5. In mixed form: 423/36

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