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Add 72/35 and 35/16

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 2 3/16

72/35 + 35/16 is 2377/560.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 16 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    72/35 = 72 × 16/35 × 16 = 1152/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    35/16 = 35 × 35/16 × 35 = 1225/560
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1152/560 + 1225/560 = 1152 + 1225/560 = 2377/560
  5. So, 72/35 + 35/16 = 2377/560
    In mixed form: 4137/560

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