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Add 20/36 and 16/3

1st number: 20/36, 2nd number: 5 1/3

20/36 + 16/3 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 3 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    20/36 = 20 × 1/36 × 1 = 20/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 12 = 36,
    16/3 = 16 × 12/3 × 12 = 192/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/36 + 192/36 = 20 + 192/36 = 212/36
  5. 212/36 simplified gives 53/9
  6. So, 20/36 + 16/3 = 53/9
    In mixed form: 58/9

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