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Add 28/5 and 2/7

1st number: 5 3/5, 2nd number: 2/7

28/5 + 2/7 is 206/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    28/5 = 28 × 7/5 × 7 = 196/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    2/7 = 2 × 5/7 × 5 = 10/35
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    196/35 + 10/35 = 196 + 10/35 = 206/35
  5. So, 28/5 + 2/7 = 206/35
    In mixed form: 531/35

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