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Add 36/8 and 7/28

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 7/28

36/8 + 7/28 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    36/8 = 36 × 7/8 × 7 = 252/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    7/28 = 7 × 2/28 × 2 = 14/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 14/56 = 252 + 14/56 = 266/56
  5. 266/56 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 36/8 + 7/28 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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