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Add 72/9 and 14/36

1st number: 8 0/9, 2nd number: 14/36

72/9 + 14/36 is 151/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    72/9 = 72 × 4/9 × 4 = 288/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    14/36 = 14 × 1/36 × 1 = 14/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/36 + 14/36 = 288 + 14/36 = 302/36
  5. 302/36 simplified gives 151/18
  6. So, 72/9 + 14/36 = 151/18
    In mixed form: 87/18

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