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Add 8/28 and 3/6

8/28 + 3/6 is 11/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    8/28 = 8 × 3/28 × 3 = 24/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    3/6 = 3 × 14/6 × 14 = 42/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/84 + 42/84 = 24 + 42/84 = 66/84
  5. 66/84 simplified gives 11/14
  6. So, 8/28 + 3/6 = 11/14

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