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Add 8/6 and 35/36

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 35/36

8/6 + 35/36 is 83/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    8/6 = 8 × 6/6 × 6 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    35/36 = 35 × 1/36 × 1 = 35/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 35/36 = 48 + 35/36 = 83/36
  5. In mixed form: 211/36

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