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Add 3/35 and 8/20

3/35 + 8/20 is 17/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    8/20 = 8 × 7/20 × 7 = 56/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/140 + 56/140 = 12 + 56/140 = 68/140
  5. 68/140 simplified gives 17/35
  6. So, 3/35 + 8/20 = 17/35

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