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Add 45/28 and 9/35

1st number: 1 17/28, 2nd number: 9/35

45/28 + 9/35 is 261/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    45/28 = 45 × 5/28 × 5 = 225/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    9/35 = 9 × 4/35 × 4 = 36/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/140 + 36/140 = 225 + 36/140 = 261/140
  5. So, 45/28 + 9/35 = 261/140
    In mixed form: 1121/140

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