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Add 2/3 and 3/8

2/3 + 3/8 is 25/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    2/3 = 2 × 8/3 × 8 = 16/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    3/8 = 3 × 3/8 × 3 = 9/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/24 + 9/24 = 16 + 9/24 = 25/24
  5. In mixed form: 11/24

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