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Add 20/36 and 8/3

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

20/36 + 8/3 is 29/9.

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,
    8/3 = 8 × 12/3 × 12 = 96/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/36 + 96/36 = 20 + 96/36 = 116/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/9
  6. In mixed form: 32/9

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