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Add 16/2 and 2/4

1st number: 8 0/2, 2nd number: 2/4

16/2 + 2/4 is 17/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    16/2 = 16 × 2/2 × 2 = 32/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    2/4 = 2 × 1/4 × 1 = 2/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/4 + 2/4 = 32 + 2/4 = 34/4
  5. 34/4 simplified gives 17/2
  6. So, 16/2 + 2/4 = 17/2
    In mixed form: 81/2

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