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1^{st} number: 3 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 3/6

72 + 36 is 41.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 6 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,

72 = 7 × 32 × 3 = 216 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,

36 = 3 × 16 × 1 = 36 - Add the two like fractions:

216 + 36 = 21 + 36 = 246 - 24/6 simplified gives 41
- So, 7/2 + 3/6 = 4/1

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