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Add 35/3 and 30/5

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 6 0/5

35/3 + 30/5 is 53/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    35/3 = 35 × 5/3 × 5 = 175/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    30/5 = 30 × 3/5 × 3 = 90/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/15 + 90/15 = 175 + 90/15 = 265/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/3
  6. In mixed form: 172/3

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