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Add 2/8 and 63/20

1st number: 2/8, 2nd number: 3 3/20

2/8 + 63/20 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    2/8 = 2 × 5/8 × 5 = 10/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    63/20 = 63 × 2/20 × 2 = 126/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/40 + 126/40 = 10 + 126/40 = 136/40
  5. 136/40 simplified gives 17/5
  6. So, 2/8 + 63/20 = 17/5
    In mixed form: 32/5

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