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Add 5/36 and 1/5

5/36 + 1/5 is 61/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 5 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    5/36 = 5 × 5/36 × 5 = 25/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    1/5 = 1 × 36/5 × 36 = 36/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/180 + 36/180 = 25 + 36/180 = 61/180

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