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Add 36/28 and 20/54

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 20/54

36/28 + 20/54 is 313/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    36/28 = 36 × 27/28 × 27 = 972/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    20/54 = 20 × 14/54 × 14 = 280/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    972/756 + 280/756 = 972 + 280/756 = 1252/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 313/189
  6. In mixed form: 1124/189

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