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Add 36/8 and 1/4

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 1/4

36/8 + 1/4 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 4 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    36/8 = 36 × 1/8 × 1 = 36/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    1/4 = 1 × 2/4 × 2 = 2/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/8 + 2/8 = 36 + 2/8 = 38/8
  5. 38/8 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 36/8 + 1/4 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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