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Add 70/36 and 25/20

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 1 5/20

70/36 + 25/20 is 115/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 20 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    70/36 = 70 × 5/36 × 5 = 350/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    25/20 = 25 × 9/20 × 9 = 225/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/180 + 225/180 = 350 + 225/180 = 575/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/36
  6. In mixed form: 37/36

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