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Add 28/9 and 30/36

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 30/36

28/9 + 30/36 is 71/18.

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,
    28/9 = 28 × 4/9 × 4 = 112/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    30/36 = 30 × 1/36 × 1 = 30/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/36 + 30/36 = 112 + 30/36 = 142/36
  5. 142/36 simplified gives 71/18
  6. So, 28/9 + 30/36 = 71/18
    In mixed form: 317/18

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