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Add 1/3 and 8/6

1st number: 1/3, 2nd number: 1 2/6

1/3 + 8/6 is 5/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    1/3 = 1 × 2/3 × 2 = 2/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    8/6 = 8 × 1/6 × 1 = 8/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/6 + 8/6 = 2 + 8/6 = 10/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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