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1^{st} number: 2 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

73 + 28 is 3112.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 3 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,

73 = 7 × 83 × 8 = 5624 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

28 = 2 × 38 × 3 = 624 - Add the two like fractions:

5624 + 624 = 56 + 624 = 6224 - 62/24 simplified gives 3112
- So, 7/3 + 2/8 = 31/12

In mixed form: 2712

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