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Add 8/3 and 3/18

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 3/18

8/3 + 3/18 is 17/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    8/3 = 8 × 6/3 × 6 = 48/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    3/18 = 3 × 1/18 × 1 = 3/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/18 + 3/18 = 48 + 3/18 = 51/18
  5. 51/18 simplified gives 17/6
  6. So, 8/3 + 3/18 = 17/6
    In mixed form: 25/6

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