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Add 5/8 and 14/36

5/8 + 14/36 is 73/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    5/8 = 5 × 9/8 × 9 = 45/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    14/36 = 14 × 2/36 × 2 = 28/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/72 + 28/72 = 45 + 28/72 = 73/72
  5. In mixed form: 11/72

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