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Add 48/9 and 63/36

1st number: 5 3/9, 2nd number: 1 27/36

48/9 + 63/36 is 85/12.

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,
    48/9 = 48 × 4/9 × 4 = 192/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    63/36 = 63 × 1/36 × 1 = 63/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/36 + 63/36 = 192 + 63/36 = 255/36
  5. 255/36 simplified gives 85/12
  6. So, 48/9 + 63/36 = 85/12
    In mixed form: 71/12

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