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Add 35/15 and 10/5

1st number: 2 5/15, 2nd number: 2 0/5

35/15 + 10/5 is 13/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    35/15 = 35 × 1/15 × 1 = 35/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    10/5 = 10 × 3/5 × 3 = 30/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/15 + 30/15 = 35 + 30/15 = 65/15
  5. 65/15 simplified gives 13/3
  6. So, 35/15 + 10/5 = 13/3
    In mixed form: 41/3

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