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Add 2/8 and 36/90

2/8 + 36/90 is 13/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    2/8 = 2 × 45/8 × 45 = 90/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    36/90 = 36 × 4/90 × 4 = 144/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/360 + 144/360 = 90 + 144/360 = 234/360
  5. 234/360 simplified gives 13/20
  6. So, 2/8 + 36/90 = 13/20

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