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Add 5/36 and 6/8

5/36 + 6/8 is 8/9.

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,
    5/36 = 5 × 2/36 × 2 = 10/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    6/8 = 6 × 9/8 × 9 = 54/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/72 + 54/72 = 10 + 54/72 = 64/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/9

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