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Add 36/12 and 21/4

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 5 1/4

36/12 + 21/4 is 33/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    36/12 = 36 × 1/12 × 1 = 36/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    21/4 = 21 × 3/4 × 3 = 63/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/12 + 63/12 = 36 + 63/12 = 99/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/4
  6. In mixed form: 81/4

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