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Add 35/2 and 40/3

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 13 1/3

35/2 + 40/3 is 185/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    35/2 = 35 × 3/2 × 3 = 105/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    40/3 = 40 × 2/3 × 2 = 80/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/6 + 80/6 = 105 + 80/6 = 185/6
  5. In mixed form: 305/6

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