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Add 36/10 and 8/90

1st number: 3 6/10, 2nd number: 8/90

36/10 + 8/90 is 166/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    36/10 = 36 × 9/10 × 9 = 324/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    8/90 = 8 × 1/90 × 1 = 8/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/90 + 8/90 = 324 + 8/90 = 332/90
  5. 332/90 simplified gives 166/45
  6. So, 36/10 + 8/90 = 166/45
    In mixed form: 331/45

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