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1^{st} number: 2 2/3, 2^{nd} number: 6/8

83 + 68 is 4112.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 3 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,

83 = 8 × 83 × 8 = 6424 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

68 = 6 × 38 × 3 = 1824 - Add the two like fractions:

6424 + 1824 = 64 + 1824 = 8224 - 82/24 simplified gives 4112
- So, 8/3 + 6/8 = 41/12

In mixed form: 3512

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