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Add 2/9 and 4/8

2/9 + 4/8 is 13/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    2/9 = 2 × 8/9 × 8 = 16/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    4/8 = 4 × 9/8 × 9 = 36/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/72 + 36/72 = 16 + 36/72 = 52/72
  5. 52/72 simplified gives 13/18
  6. So, 2/9 + 4/8 = 13/18

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