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Add 36/28 and 7/20

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 7/20

36/28 + 7/20 is 229/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    36/28 = 36 × 5/28 × 5 = 180/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    7/20 = 7 × 7/20 × 7 = 49/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/140 + 49/140 = 180 + 49/140 = 229/140
  5. So, 36/28 + 7/20 = 229/140
    In mixed form: 189/140

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