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Add 7/2 and 35/56

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 35/56

7/2 + 35/56 is 33/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    7/2 = 7 × 28/2 × 28 = 196/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    35/56 = 35 × 1/56 × 1 = 35/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/56 + 35/56 = 196 + 35/56 = 231/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/8
  6. In mixed form: 41/8

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