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Add 3/35 and 9/8

1st number: 3/35, 2nd number: 1 1/8

3/35 + 9/8 is 339/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    3/35 = 3 × 8/35 × 8 = 24/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    9/8 = 9 × 35/8 × 35 = 315/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/280 + 315/280 = 24 + 315/280 = 339/280
  5. In mixed form: 159/280

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