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Add 7/36 and 7/8

7/36 + 7/8 is 77/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    7/36 = 7 × 2/36 × 2 = 14/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    7/8 = 7 × 9/8 × 9 = 63/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/72 + 63/72 = 14 + 63/72 = 77/72
  5. So, 7/36 + 7/8 = 77/72
    In mixed form: 15/72

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