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Add 6/3 and 5/8

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 5/8

6/3 + 5/8 is 21/8.

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,
    6/3 = 6 × 8/3 × 8 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    5/8 = 5 × 3/8 × 3 = 15/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 15/24 = 48 + 15/24 = 63/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/8
  6. In mixed form: 25/8

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