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Add 4/9 and 7/36

4/9 + 7/36 is 23/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    4/9 = 4 × 4/9 × 4 = 16/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    7/36 = 7 × 1/36 × 1 = 7/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/36 + 7/36 = 16 + 7/36 = 23/36

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