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Add 36/8 and 9/56

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 9/56

36/8 + 9/56 is 261/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 56 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 56 × 1 = 56,
    9/56 = 9 × 1/56 × 1 = 9/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 9/56 = 252 + 9/56 = 261/56
  5. So, 36/8 + 9/56 = 261/56
    In mixed form: 437/56

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