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Add 35/2 and 2/25

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 2/25

35/2 + 2/25 is 879/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    35/2 = 35 × 25/2 × 25 = 875/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    2/25 = 2 × 2/25 × 2 = 4/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    875/50 + 4/50 = 875 + 4/50 = 879/50
  5. In mixed form: 1729/50

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