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Add 3/35 and 9/48

3/35 + 9/48 is 153/560.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 48 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 48 = 1680,
    3/35 = 3 × 48/35 × 48 = 144/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    9/48 = 9 × 35/48 × 35 = 315/1680
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/1680 + 315/1680 = 144 + 315/1680 = 459/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/560

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