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Add 56/4 and 2/36

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 2/36

56/4 + 2/36 is 253/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 36 is 36

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    56/4 = 56 × 9/4 × 9 = 504/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    2/36 = 2 × 1/36 × 1 = 2/36
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    504/36 + 2/36 = 504 + 2/36 = 506/36
  5. 506/36 simplified gives 253/18
  6. So, 56/4 + 2/36 = 253/18
    In mixed form: 141/18

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