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Add 25/8 and 14/75

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 14/75

25/8 + 14/75 is 1987/600.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    25/8 = 25 × 75/8 × 75 = 1875/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    14/75 = 14 × 8/75 × 8 = 112/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1875/600 + 112/600 = 1875 + 112/600 = 1987/600
  5. So, 25/8 + 14/75 = 1987/600
    In mixed form: 3187/600

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