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Add 36/12 and 50/32

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 1 18/32

36/12 + 50/32 is 73/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 8 = 96,
    36/12 = 36 × 8/12 × 8 = 288/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    50/32 = 50 × 3/32 × 3 = 150/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/96 + 150/96 = 288 + 150/96 = 438/96
  5. 438/96 simplified gives 73/16
  6. So, 36/12 + 50/32 = 73/16
    In mixed form: 49/16

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