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Add 20/9 and 12/32

1st number: 2 2/9, 2nd number: 12/32

20/9 + 12/32 is 187/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    20/9 = 20 × 32/9 × 32 = 640/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    12/32 = 12 × 9/32 × 9 = 108/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/288 + 108/288 = 640 + 108/288 = 748/288
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/72
  6. In mixed form: 243/72

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