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Add 6/36 and 5/81

6/36 + 5/81 is 37/162.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 81 is 324
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 9 = 324,
    6/36 = 6 × 9/36 × 9 = 54/324
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 4 = 324,
    5/81 = 5 × 4/81 × 4 = 20/324
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/324 + 20/324 = 54 + 20/324 = 74/324
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/162

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