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Add 2/8 and 9/16

2/8 + 9/16 is 13/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 2 = 16,
    2/8 = 2 × 2/8 × 2 = 4/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    9/16 = 9 × 1/16 × 1 = 9/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/16 + 9/16 = 4 + 9/16 = 13/16

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