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Add 35/9 and 36/20

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 1 16/20

35/9 + 36/20 is 256/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    35/9 = 35 × 20/9 × 20 = 700/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    36/20 = 36 × 9/20 × 9 = 324/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/180 + 324/180 = 700 + 324/180 = 1024/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 256/45
  6. In mixed form: 531/45

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