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Add 49/36 and 35/8

1st number: 1 13/36, 2nd number: 4 3/8

49/36 + 35/8 is 413/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    49/36 = 49 × 2/36 × 2 = 98/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    35/8 = 35 × 9/8 × 9 = 315/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/72 + 315/72 = 98 + 315/72 = 413/72
  5. In mixed form: 553/72

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