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Add 12/35 and 25/8

1st number: 12/35, 2nd number: 3 1/8

12/35 + 25/8 is 971/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    12/35 = 12 × 8/35 × 8 = 96/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    25/8 = 25 × 35/8 × 35 = 875/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/280 + 875/280 = 96 + 875/280 = 971/280
  5. So, 12/35 + 25/8 = 971/280
    In mixed form: 3131/280

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