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Add 35/12 and 72/84

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 72/84

35/12 + 72/84 is 317/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    35/12 = 35 × 7/12 × 7 = 245/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    72/84 = 72 × 1/84 × 1 = 72/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/84 + 72/84 = 245 + 72/84 = 317/84
  5. So, 35/12 + 72/84 = 317/84
    In mixed form: 365/84

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