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Add 35/3 and 72/20

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 3 12/20

35/3 + 72/20 is 229/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    35/3 = 35 × 20/3 × 20 = 700/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    72/20 = 72 × 3/20 × 3 = 216/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/60 + 216/60 = 700 + 216/60 = 916/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/15
  6. In mixed form: 154/15

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