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Add 8/3 and 7/4

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 1 3/4

8/3 + 7/4 is 53/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 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 4 × 3 = 12,
    7/4 = 7 × 3/4 × 3 = 21/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/12 + 21/12 = 32 + 21/12 = 53/12
  5. In mixed form: 45/12

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