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Add 1/8 and 28/9

1st number: 1/8, 2nd number: 3 1/9

1/8 + 28/9 is 233/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    1/8 = 1 × 9/8 × 9 = 9/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    28/9 = 28 × 8/9 × 8 = 224/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/72 + 224/72 = 9 + 224/72 = 233/72
  5. In mixed form: 317/72

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