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Add 2/36 and 5/9

2/36 + 5/9 is 11/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    2/36 = 2 × 1/36 × 1 = 2/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    5/9 = 5 × 4/9 × 4 = 20/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/36 + 20/36 = 2 + 20/36 = 22/36
  5. 22/36 simplified gives 11/18
  6. So, 2/36 + 5/9 = 11/18

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