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Add 35/2 and 5/56

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 5/56

35/2 + 5/56 is 985/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    35/2 = 35 × 28/2 × 28 = 980/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/56 + 5/56 = 980 + 5/56 = 985/56
  5. In mixed form: 1733/56

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