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Add 36/7 and 12/9

1st number: 5 1/7, 2nd number: 1 3/9

36/7 + 12/9 is 136/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    36/7 = 36 × 9/7 × 9 = 324/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    12/9 = 12 × 7/9 × 7 = 84/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/63 + 84/63 = 324 + 84/63 = 408/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 136/21
  6. In mixed form: 610/21

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