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Add 35/2 and 12/4

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 3 0/4

35/2 + 12/4 is 41/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    35/2 = 35 × 2/2 × 2 = 70/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    12/4 = 12 × 1/4 × 1 = 12/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/4 + 12/4 = 70 + 12/4 = 82/4
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/2
  6. In mixed form: 201/2

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