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Add 2/36 and 9/48

2/36 + 9/48 is 35/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    2/36 = 2 × 4/36 × 4 = 8/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    9/48 = 9 × 3/48 × 3 = 27/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/144 + 27/144 = 8 + 27/144 = 35/144

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