Fractions

In the image below, $4$4 blocks are broken into $8$8 squares each. $2\frac{1}{2}$212 blocks have been shaded red and $1\frac{1}{8}$118 blocks have been shaded blue.

a

In its simplest form, the addition of the red and blue shaded blocks can be written as $\editable{}\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}+\editable{}\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$+.

b

How many blocks are shaded in total? Give your answer as a mixed number.

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