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Add 1/3 and 15/35

1/3 + 15/35 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    1/3 = 1 × 35/3 × 35 = 35/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    15/35 = 15 × 3/35 × 3 = 45/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/105 + 45/105 = 35 + 45/105 = 80/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/21

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