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Add 35/14 and 12/4

1st number: 2 7/14, 2nd number: 3 0/4

35/14 + 12/4 is 11/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    35/14 = 35 × 2/14 × 2 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    12/4 = 12 × 7/4 × 7 = 84/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/28 + 84/28 = 70 + 84/28 = 154/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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