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Add 5/3 and 35/32

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 1 3/32

5/3 + 35/32 is 265/96.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 32 = 96,
    5/3 = 5 × 32/3 × 32 = 160/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    35/32 = 35 × 3/32 × 3 = 105/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/96 + 105/96 = 160 + 105/96 = 265/96
  5. In mixed form: 273/96

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