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Add 2/96 and 35/9

1st number: 2/96, 2nd number: 3 8/9

2/96 + 35/9 is 563/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 9 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 3 = 288,
    2/96 = 2 × 3/96 × 3 = 6/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    35/9 = 35 × 32/9 × 32 = 1120/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/288 + 1120/288 = 6 + 1120/288 = 1126/288
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 563/144
  6. In mixed form: 3131/144

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