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Add 70/36 and 45/4

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 11 1/4

70/36 + 45/4 is 475/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 4 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    70/36 = 70 × 1/36 × 1 = 70/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    45/4 = 45 × 9/4 × 9 = 405/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/36 + 405/36 = 70 + 405/36 = 475/36
  5. In mixed form: 137/36

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