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Add 2/36 and 5/20

2/36 + 5/20 is 11/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    2/36 = 2 × 5/36 × 5 = 10/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    5/20 = 5 × 9/20 × 9 = 45/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/180 + 45/180 = 10 + 45/180 = 55/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/36

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