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Add 10/9 and 3/8

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

10/9 + 3/8 is 107/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    10/9 = 10 × 8/9 × 8 = 80/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    3/8 = 3 × 9/8 × 9 = 27/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/72 + 27/72 = 80 + 27/72 = 107/72
  5. So, 10/9 + 3/8 = 107/72
    In mixed form: 135/72

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