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Add 7/2 and 6/3

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

7/2 + 6/3 is 11/2.

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,
    7/2 = 7 × 3/2 × 3 = 21/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    6/3 = 6 × 2/3 × 2 = 12/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/6 + 12/6 = 21 + 12/6 = 33/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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