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Add 8/3 and 5/6

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 5/6

8/3 + 5/6 is 7/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    8/3 = 8 × 2/3 × 2 = 16/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    5/6 = 5 × 1/6 × 1 = 5/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/6 + 5/6 = 16 + 5/6 = 21/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/2
  6. In mixed form: 31/2

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