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Add 3/35 and 16/7

1st number: 3/35, 2nd number: 2 2/7

3/35 + 16/7 is 83/35.

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,
    3/35 = 3 × 1/35 × 1 = 3/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    16/7 = 16 × 5/7 × 5 = 80/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/35 + 80/35 = 3 + 80/35 = 83/35
  5. So, 3/35 + 16/7 = 83/35
    In mixed form: 213/35

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