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Add 35/18 and 36/8

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 4 4/8

35/18 + 36/8 is 58/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 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 8 × 9 = 72,
    36/8 = 36 × 9/8 × 9 = 324/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/72 + 324/72 = 140 + 324/72 = 464/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/9
  6. In mixed form: 64/9

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