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Add 1/5 and 5/35

1/5 + 5/35 is 12/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 35 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    1/5 = 1 × 7/5 × 7 = 7/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    5/35 = 5 × 1/35 × 1 = 5/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/35 + 5/35 = 7 + 5/35 = 12/35

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