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Add 36/56 and 40/9

1st number: 36/56, 2nd number: 4 4/9

36/56 + 40/9 is 641/126.

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,
    40/9 = 40 × 56/9 × 56 = 2240/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/504 + 2240/504 = 324 + 2240/504 = 2564/504
  5. 2564/504 simplified gives 641/126
  6. So, 36/56 + 40/9 = 641/126
    In mixed form: 511/126

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