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Add 36/8 and 7/4

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 1 3/4

36/8 + 7/4 is 25/4.

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,
    7/4 = 7 × 2/4 × 2 = 14/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/8 + 14/8 = 36 + 14/8 = 50/8
  5. 50/8 simplified gives 25/4
  6. So, 36/8 + 7/4 = 25/4
    In mixed form: 61/4

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