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Add 40/36 and 81/24

1st number: 1 4/36, 2nd number: 3 9/24

40/36 + 81/24 is 323/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    40/36 = 40 × 2/36 × 2 = 80/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    81/24 = 81 × 3/24 × 3 = 243/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/72 + 243/72 = 80 + 243/72 = 323/72
  5. So, 40/36 + 81/24 = 323/72
    In mixed form: 435/72

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