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Add 35/2 and 50/12

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 4 2/12

35/2 + 50/12 is 65/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    35/2 = 35 × 6/2 × 6 = 210/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    50/12 = 50 × 1/12 × 1 = 50/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/12 + 50/12 = 210 + 50/12 = 260/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/3
  6. In mixed form: 212/3

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