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Add 36/2 and 21/28

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 21/28

36/2 + 21/28 is 75/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    36/2 = 36 × 14/2 × 14 = 504/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    21/28 = 21 × 1/28 × 1 = 21/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/28 + 21/28 = 504 + 21/28 = 525/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 75/4
  6. In mixed form: 183/4

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