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Add 36/20 and 6/21

1st number: 1 16/20, 2nd number: 6/21

36/20 + 6/21 is 73/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 21 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    36/20 = 36 × 21/20 × 21 = 756/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    6/21 = 6 × 20/21 × 20 = 120/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/420 + 120/420 = 756 + 120/420 = 876/420
  5. 876/420 simplified gives 73/35
  6. So, 36/20 + 6/21 = 73/35
    In mixed form: 23/35

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