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Add 75/35 and 9/16

1st number: 2 5/35, 2nd number: 9/16

75/35 + 9/16 is 303/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    75/35 = 75 × 16/35 × 16 = 1200/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    9/16 = 9 × 35/16 × 35 = 315/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1200/560 + 315/560 = 1200 + 315/560 = 1515/560
  5. 1515/560 simplified gives 303/112
  6. So, 75/35 + 9/16 = 303/112
    In mixed form: 279/112

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