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Add 36/84 and 4/9

36/84 + 4/9 is 55/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    36/84 = 36 × 3/84 × 3 = 108/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    4/9 = 4 × 28/9 × 28 = 112/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/252 + 112/252 = 108 + 112/252 = 220/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/63

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