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Add 90/36 and 15/16

1st number: 2 18/36, 2nd number: 15/16

90/36 + 15/16 is 55/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    90/36 = 90 × 4/36 × 4 = 360/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    15/16 = 15 × 9/16 × 9 = 135/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/144 + 135/144 = 360 + 135/144 = 495/144
  5. 495/144 simplified gives 55/16
  6. So, 90/36 + 15/16 = 55/16
    In mixed form: 37/16

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