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Add 6/20 and 36/8

1st number: 6/20, 2nd number: 4 4/8

6/20 + 36/8 is 24/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    6/20 = 6 × 2/20 × 2 = 12/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    36/8 = 36 × 5/8 × 5 = 180/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/40 + 180/40 = 12 + 180/40 = 192/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/5
  6. In mixed form: 44/5

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