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Add 35/3 and 45/8

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 5 5/8

35/3 + 45/8 is 415/24.

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,
    45/8 = 45 × 3/8 × 3 = 135/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/24 + 135/24 = 280 + 135/24 = 415/24
  5. In mixed form: 177/24

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