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Add 36/9 and 14/20

1st number: 4 0/9, 2nd number: 14/20

36/9 + 14/20 is 47/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    36/9 = 36 × 20/9 × 20 = 720/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    14/20 = 14 × 9/20 × 9 = 126/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/180 + 126/180 = 720 + 126/180 = 846/180
  5. 846/180 simplified gives 47/10
  6. So, 36/9 + 14/20 = 47/10
    In mixed form: 47/10

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