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Add 2/4 and 1/8

2/4 + 1/8 is 5/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    2/4 = 2 × 2/4 × 2 = 4/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    1/8 = 1 × 1/8 × 1 = 1/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/8 + 1/8 = 4 + 1/8 = 5/8

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