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Add 36/7 and 20/9

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

36/7 + 20/9 is 464/63.

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,
    20/9 = 20 × 7/9 × 7 = 140/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/63 + 140/63 = 324 + 140/63 = 464/63
  5. In mixed form: 723/63

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