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Add 6/2 and 72/35

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 2 2/35

6/2 + 72/35 is 177/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    6/2 = 6 × 35/2 × 35 = 210/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    72/35 = 72 × 2/35 × 2 = 144/70
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    210/70 + 144/70 = 210 + 144/70 = 354/70
  5. 354/70 simplified gives 177/35
  6. So, 6/2 + 72/35 = 177/35
    In mixed form: 52/35

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