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Add 4/2 and 1/8

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 1/8

4/2 + 1/8 is 17/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    4/2 = 4 × 4/2 × 4 = 16/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    1/8 = 1 × 1/8 × 1 = 1/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/8 + 1/8 = 16 + 1/8 = 17/8
  5. In mixed form: 21/8

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