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Add 35/36 and 24/42

35/36 + 24/42 is 389/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 42 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    35/36 = 35 × 7/36 × 7 = 245/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 6 = 252,
    24/42 = 24 × 6/42 × 6 = 144/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/252 + 144/252 = 245 + 144/252 = 389/252
  5. In mixed form: 1137/252

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