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Add 36/3 and 10/8

1st number: 12 0/3, 2nd number: 1 2/8

36/3 + 10/8 is 53/4.

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,
    36/3 = 36 × 8/3 × 8 = 288/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    10/8 = 10 × 3/8 × 3 = 30/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/24 + 30/24 = 288 + 30/24 = 318/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/4
  6. In mixed form: 131/4

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