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Add 36/14 and 72/27

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 2 18/27

36/14 + 72/27 is 110/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    36/14 = 36 × 27/14 × 27 = 972/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    72/27 = 72 × 14/27 × 14 = 1008/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    972/378 + 1008/378 = 972 + 1008/378 = 1980/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 110/21
  6. In mixed form: 55/21

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