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Add 8/3 and 10/12

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 10/12

8/3 + 10/12 is 7/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    8/3 = 8 × 4/3 × 4 = 32/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    10/12 = 10 × 1/12 × 1 = 10/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/12 + 10/12 = 32 + 10/12 = 42/12
  5. 42/12 simplified gives 7/2
  6. So, 8/3 + 10/12 = 7/2
    In mixed form: 31/2

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