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Add 35/14 and 8/3

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

35/14 + 8/3 is 31/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    35/14 = 35 × 3/14 × 3 = 105/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    8/3 = 8 × 14/3 × 14 = 112/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/42 + 112/42 = 105 + 112/42 = 217/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/6
  6. In mixed form: 51/6

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