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Add 36/12 and 7/4

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

36/12 + 7/4 is 19/4.

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,
    7/4 = 7 × 3/4 × 3 = 21/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/12 + 21/12 = 36 + 21/12 = 57/12
  5. 57/12 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 36/12 + 7/4 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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