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Add 36/28 and 21/4

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 5 1/4

36/28 + 21/4 is 183/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    36/28 = 36 × 1/28 × 1 = 36/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    21/4 = 21 × 7/4 × 7 = 147/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/28 + 147/28 = 36 + 147/28 = 183/28
  5. In mixed form: 615/28

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