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Add 24/9 and 35/36

1st number: 2 6/9, 2nd number: 35/36

24/9 + 35/36 is 131/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    24/9 = 24 × 4/9 × 4 = 96/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    35/36 = 35 × 1/36 × 1 = 35/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/36 + 35/36 = 96 + 35/36 = 131/36
  5. So, 24/9 + 35/36 = 131/36
    In mixed form: 323/36

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