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Add 35/2 and 1/7

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 1/7

35/2 + 1/7 is 247/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    35/2 = 35 × 7/2 × 7 = 245/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    1/7 = 1 × 2/7 × 2 = 2/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/14 + 2/14 = 245 + 2/14 = 247/14
  5. In mixed form: 179/14

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