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Add 36/20 and 7/4

1st number: 1 16/20, 2nd number: 1 3/4

36/20 + 7/4 is 71/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 4 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    36/20 = 36 × 1/20 × 1 = 36/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    7/4 = 7 × 5/4 × 5 = 35/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/20 + 35/20 = 36 + 35/20 = 71/20
  5. In mixed form: 311/20

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