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Add 35/3 and 30/8

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 3 6/8

35/3 + 30/8 is 185/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    35/3 = 35 × 8/3 × 8 = 280/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/24 + 90/24 = 280 + 90/24 = 370/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185/12
  6. In mixed form: 155/12

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