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Add 9/4 and 15/35

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 15/35

9/4 + 15/35 is 75/28.

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,
    9/4 = 9 × 35/4 × 35 = 315/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    15/35 = 15 × 4/35 × 4 = 60/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/140 + 60/140 = 315 + 60/140 = 375/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 75/28
  6. In mixed form: 219/28

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