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Add 28/3 and 12/25

1st number: 9 1/3, 2nd number: 12/25

28/3 + 12/25 is 736/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    28/3 = 28 × 25/3 × 25 = 700/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    12/25 = 12 × 3/25 × 3 = 36/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/75 + 36/75 = 700 + 36/75 = 736/75
  5. In mixed form: 961/75

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