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Add 36/28 and 20/9

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 2 2/9

36/28 + 20/9 is 221/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    36/28 = 36 × 9/28 × 9 = 324/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    20/9 = 20 × 28/9 × 28 = 560/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/252 + 560/252 = 324 + 560/252 = 884/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/63
  6. In mixed form: 332/63

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