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Add 45/2 and 35/84

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 35/84

45/2 + 35/84 is 275/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    45/2 = 45 × 42/2 × 42 = 1890/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    35/84 = 35 × 1/84 × 1 = 35/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/84 + 35/84 = 1890 + 35/84 = 1925/84
  5. 1925/84 simplified gives 275/12
  6. So, 45/2 + 35/84 = 275/12
    In mixed form: 2211/12

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