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Add 36/12 and 10/8

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 1 2/8

36/12 + 10/8 is 17/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    36/12 = 36 × 2/12 × 2 = 72/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    10/8 = 10 × 3/8 × 3 = 30/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/24 + 30/24 = 72 + 30/24 = 102/24
  5. 102/24 simplified gives 17/4
  6. So, 36/12 + 10/8 = 17/4
    In mixed form: 41/4

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