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Add 9/2 and 35/28

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 1 7/28

9/2 + 35/28 is 23/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    9/2 = 9 × 14/2 × 14 = 126/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    35/28 = 35 × 1/28 × 1 = 35/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/28 + 35/28 = 126 + 35/28 = 161/28
  5. 161/28 simplified gives 23/4
  6. So, 9/2 + 35/28 = 23/4
    In mixed form: 53/4

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