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Add 32/8 and 28/36

1st number: 4 0/8, 2nd number: 28/36

32/8 + 28/36 is 43/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    32/8 = 32 × 9/8 × 9 = 288/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    28/36 = 28 × 2/36 × 2 = 56/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/72 + 56/72 = 288 + 56/72 = 344/72
  5. 344/72 simplified gives 43/9
  6. So, 32/8 + 28/36 = 43/9
    In mixed form: 47/9

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