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Add 6/2 and 10/3

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

6/2 + 10/3 is 19/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    6/2 = 6 × 3/2 × 3 = 18/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    10/3 = 10 × 2/3 × 2 = 20/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/6 + 20/6 = 18 + 20/6 = 38/6
  5. 38/6 simplified gives 19/3
  6. So, 6/2 + 10/3 = 19/3
    In mixed form: 61/3

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