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Add 35/2 and 15/45

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 15/45

35/2 + 15/45 is 107/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    35/2 = 35 × 45/2 × 45 = 1575/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    15/45 = 15 × 2/45 × 2 = 30/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/90 + 30/90 = 1575 + 30/90 = 1605/90
  5. 1605/90 simplified gives 107/6
  6. So, 35/2 + 15/45 = 107/6
    In mixed form: 175/6

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