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Add 7/2 and 8/3

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

7/2 + 8/3 is 37/6.

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,
    8/3 = 8 × 2/3 × 2 = 16/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/6 + 16/6 = 21 + 16/6 = 37/6
  5. In mixed form: 61/6

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