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Add 36/56 and 4/9

36/56 + 4/9 is 137/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    36/56 = 36 × 9/56 × 9 = 324/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    4/9 = 4 × 56/9 × 56 = 224/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/504 + 224/504 = 324 + 224/504 = 548/504
  5. 548/504 simplified gives 137/126
  6. So, 36/56 + 4/9 = 137/126
    In mixed form: 111/126

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