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Add 2/36 and 35/81

2/36 + 35/81 is 79/162.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 81 is 324
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 9 = 324,
    2/36 = 2 × 9/36 × 9 = 18/324
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 4 = 324,
    35/81 = 35 × 4/81 × 4 = 140/324
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/324 + 140/324 = 18 + 140/324 = 158/324
  5. 158/324 simplified gives 79/162
  6. So, 2/36 + 35/81 = 79/162

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