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Add 35/18 and 36/72

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 36/72

35/18 + 36/72 is 22/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    35/18 = 35 × 4/18 × 4 = 140/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    36/72 = 36 × 1/72 × 1 = 36/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/72 + 36/72 = 140 + 36/72 = 176/72
  5. 176/72 simplified gives 22/9
  6. So, 35/18 + 36/72 = 22/9
    In mixed form: 24/9

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