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13 + 38 is 1724.

- 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,

13 = 1 × 83 × 8 = 824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

38 = 3 × 38 × 3 = 924 - Add the two like fractions:

824 + 924 = 8 + 924 = 1724 - So, 1/3 + 3/8 = 17/24

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