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Add 8/5 and 70/36

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 1 34/36

8/5 + 70/36 is 319/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    8/5 = 8 × 36/5 × 36 = 288/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    70/36 = 70 × 5/36 × 5 = 350/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/180 + 350/180 = 288 + 350/180 = 638/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 319/90
  6. In mixed form: 349/90

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