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Add 49/36 and 35/56

1st number: 1 13/36, 2nd number: 35/56

49/36 + 35/56 is 143/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    49/36 = 49 × 14/36 × 14 = 686/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    35/56 = 35 × 9/56 × 9 = 315/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/504 + 315/504 = 686 + 315/504 = 1001/504
  5. 1001/504 simplified gives 143/72
  6. So, 49/36 + 35/56 = 143/72
    In mixed form: 171/72

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