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Add 35/2 and 12/20

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 12/20

35/2 + 12/20 is 181/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    35/2 = 35 × 10/2 × 10 = 350/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    12/20 = 12 × 1/20 × 1 = 12/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/20 + 12/20 = 350 + 12/20 = 362/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 181/10
  6. In mixed form: 181/10

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