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Add 36/14 and 20/9

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 2 2/9

36/14 + 20/9 is 302/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    36/14 = 36 × 9/14 × 9 = 324/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    20/9 = 20 × 14/9 × 14 = 280/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/126 + 280/126 = 324 + 280/126 = 604/126
  5. 604/126 simplified gives 302/63
  6. So, 36/14 + 20/9 = 302/63
    In mixed form: 450/63

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