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Add 3/8 and 8/3

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

3/8 + 8/3 is 73/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 3 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    3/8 = 3 × 3/8 × 3 = 9/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    8/3 = 8 × 8/3 × 8 = 64/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/24 + 64/24 = 9 + 64/24 = 73/24
  5. In mixed form: 31/24

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