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Add 5/35 and 16/20

5/35 + 16/20 is 33/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    5/35 = 5 × 4/35 × 4 = 20/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    16/20 = 16 × 7/20 × 7 = 112/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/140 + 112/140 = 20 + 112/140 = 132/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/35

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