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Add 35/36 and 72/14

1st number: 35/36, 2nd number: 5 2/14

35/36 + 72/14 is 1541/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 14 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 14 × 18 = 252,
    72/14 = 72 × 18/14 × 18 = 1296/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/252 + 1296/252 = 245 + 1296/252 = 1541/252
  5. In mixed form: 629/252

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