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Add 35/28 and 7/5

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 1 2/5

35/28 + 7/5 is 53/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    35/28 = 35 × 5/28 × 5 = 175/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    7/5 = 7 × 28/5 × 28 = 196/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/140 + 196/140 = 175 + 196/140 = 371/140
  5. 371/140 simplified gives 53/20
  6. So, 35/28 + 7/5 = 53/20
    In mixed form: 213/20

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