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Add 5/25 and 3/8

5/25 + 3/8 is 23/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    5/25 = 5 × 8/25 × 8 = 40/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    3/8 = 3 × 25/8 × 25 = 75/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/200 + 75/200 = 40 + 75/200 = 115/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/40

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