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Add 18/4 and 7/36

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 7/36

18/4 + 7/36 is 169/36.

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,
    7/36 = 7 × 1/36 × 1 = 7/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/36 + 7/36 = 162 + 7/36 = 169/36
  5. In mixed form: 425/36

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