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Add 70/36 and 90/8

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 11 2/8

70/36 + 90/8 is 475/36.

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,
    70/36 = 70 × 2/36 × 2 = 140/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    90/8 = 90 × 9/8 × 9 = 810/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/72 + 810/72 = 140 + 810/72 = 950/72
  5. 950/72 simplified gives 475/36
  6. So, 70/36 + 90/8 = 475/36
    In mixed form: 137/36

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