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Add 35/4 and 3/5

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 3/5

35/4 + 3/5 is 187/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    35/4 = 35 × 5/4 × 5 = 175/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    3/5 = 3 × 4/5 × 4 = 12/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/20 + 12/20 = 175 + 12/20 = 187/20
  5. So, 35/4 + 3/5 = 187/20
    In mixed form: 97/20

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