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Add 81/4 and 9/35

1st number: 20 1/4, 2nd number: 9/35

81/4 + 9/35 is 2871/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    81/4 = 81 × 35/4 × 35 = 2835/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    9/35 = 9 × 4/35 × 4 = 36/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2835/140 + 36/140 = 2835 + 36/140 = 2871/140
  5. So, 81/4 + 9/35 = 2871/140
    In mixed form: 2071/140

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