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Add 35/36 and 12/8

1st number: 35/36, 2nd number: 1 4/8

35/36 + 12/8 is 89/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    35/36 = 35 × 2/36 × 2 = 70/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    12/8 = 12 × 9/8 × 9 = 108/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/72 + 108/72 = 70 + 108/72 = 178/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/36
  6. In mixed form: 217/36

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