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Add 6/3 and 8/5

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

6/3 + 8/5 is 18/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    6/3 = 6 × 5/3 × 5 = 30/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    8/5 = 8 × 3/5 × 3 = 24/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/15 + 24/15 = 30 + 24/15 = 54/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/5
  6. In mixed form: 33/5

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