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Add 2/4 and 8/6

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 1 2/6

2/4 + 8/6 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    2/4 = 2 × 3/4 × 3 = 6/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    8/6 = 8 × 2/6 × 2 = 16/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/12 + 16/12 = 6 + 16/12 = 22/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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