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Add 1/35 and 4/50

1/35 + 4/50 is 19/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 10 = 350,
    1/35 = 1 × 10/35 × 10 = 10/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    4/50 = 4 × 7/50 × 7 = 28/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/350 + 28/350 = 10 + 28/350 = 38/350
  5. 38/350 simplified gives 19/175
  6. So, 1/35 + 4/50 = 19/175

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