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35 + 78 is 5940.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 5 and 8 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,

35 = 3 × 85 × 8 = 2440 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

78 = 7 × 58 × 5 = 3540 - Add the two like fractions:

2440 + 3540 = 24 + 3540 = 5940 - So, 3/5 + 7/8 = 59/40

In mixed form: 11940

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