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Add 36/15 and 20/49

1st number: 2 6/15, 2nd number: 20/49

36/15 + 20/49 is 688/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    36/15 = 36 × 49/15 × 49 = 1764/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    20/49 = 20 × 15/49 × 15 = 300/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1764/735 + 300/735 = 1764 + 300/735 = 2064/735
  5. 2064/735 simplified gives 688/245
  6. So, 36/15 + 20/49 = 688/245
    In mixed form: 2198/245

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