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Add 36/72 and 84/20

1st number: 36/72, 2nd number: 4 4/20

36/72 + 84/20 is 47/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 20 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    36/72 = 36 × 5/72 × 5 = 180/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 18 = 360,
    84/20 = 84 × 18/20 × 18 = 1512/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/360 + 1512/360 = 180 + 1512/360 = 1692/360
  5. 1692/360 simplified gives 47/10
  6. So, 36/72 + 84/20 = 47/10
    In mixed form: 47/10

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