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Add 9/8 and 5/35

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 5/35

9/8 + 5/35 is 71/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    9/8 = 9 × 35/8 × 35 = 315/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    5/35 = 5 × 8/35 × 8 = 40/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/280 + 40/280 = 315 + 40/280 = 355/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/56
  6. In mixed form: 115/56

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