Add the two fractions.

**Step 1: Determine the common denominator:**

Nothing to do. The denominators are the same!

**Step 2: Expand to the common denominator:**

Nothing to do. The denominators are the same!

**Step 3: Add the numerators:**

Since the two fractions have a common denominator, you can add:

3 | + | 3 | = | 3 + 3 | = | 6 |

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8 | 8 | 8 | 8 |

**Step 4: Check whether the result can be simplified**

The result can be simplified by the number 2: