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Add 25/8 and 35/28

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 1 7/28

25/8 + 35/28 is 35/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    25/8 = 25 × 7/8 × 7 = 175/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    35/28 = 35 × 2/28 × 2 = 70/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 70/56 = 175 + 70/56 = 245/56
  5. 245/56 simplified gives 35/8
  6. So, 25/8 + 35/28 = 35/8
    In mixed form: 43/8

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