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Add 50/9 and 20/36

1st number: 5 5/9, 2nd number: 20/36

50/9 + 20/36 is 55/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    50/9 = 50 × 4/9 × 4 = 200/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    20/36 = 20 × 1/36 × 1 = 20/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/36 + 20/36 = 200 + 20/36 = 220/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/9
  6. In mixed form: 61/9

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