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Add 70/3 and 72/8

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 9 0/8

70/3 + 72/8 is 97/3.

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,
    70/3 = 70 × 8/3 × 8 = 560/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    72/8 = 72 × 3/8 × 3 = 216/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/24 + 216/24 = 560 + 216/24 = 776/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/3
  6. In mixed form: 321/3

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