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Add 35/2 and 15/8

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 1 7/8

35/2 + 15/8 is 155/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    35/2 = 35 × 4/2 × 4 = 140/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    15/8 = 15 × 1/8 × 1 = 15/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/8 + 15/8 = 140 + 15/8 = 155/8
  5. So, 35/2 + 15/8 = 155/8
    In mixed form: 193/8

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