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Add 2/4 and 8/9

2/4 + 8/9 is 25/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    2/4 = 2 × 9/4 × 9 = 18/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    8/9 = 8 × 4/9 × 4 = 32/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/36 + 32/36 = 18 + 32/36 = 50/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/18
  6. In mixed form: 17/18

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