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Add 12/35 and 50/7

1st number: 12/35, 2nd number: 7 1/7

12/35 + 50/7 is 262/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,
    12/35 = 12 × 1/35 × 1 = 12/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    50/7 = 50 × 5/7 × 5 = 250/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/35 + 250/35 = 12 + 250/35 = 262/35
  5. So, 12/35 + 50/7 = 262/35
    In mixed form: 717/35

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