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Add 10/3 and 8/9

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

10/3 + 8/9 is 38/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 9 is 9
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,
    10/3 = 10 × 3/3 × 3 = 30/9
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,
    8/9 = 8 × 1/9 × 1 = 8/9
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/9 + 8/9 = 30 + 8/9 = 38/9
  5. In mixed form: 42/9

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