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Add 24/45 and 7/36

24/45 + 7/36 is 131/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    24/45 = 24 × 4/45 × 4 = 96/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    7/36 = 7 × 5/36 × 5 = 35/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/180 + 35/180 = 96 + 35/180 = 131/180

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