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Add 16/8 and 2/6

1st number: 2 0/8, 2nd number: 2/6

16/8 + 2/6 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    16/8 = 16 × 3/8 × 3 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    2/6 = 2 × 4/6 × 4 = 8/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 8/24 = 48 + 8/24 = 56/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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