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Add 7/36 and 35/16

1st number: 7/36, 2nd number: 2 3/16

7/36 + 35/16 is 343/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    7/36 = 7 × 4/36 × 4 = 28/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    35/16 = 35 × 9/16 × 9 = 315/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/144 + 315/144 = 28 + 315/144 = 343/144
  5. In mixed form: 255/144

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