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Add 28/6 and 20/8

1st number: 4 4/6, 2nd number: 2 4/8

28/6 + 20/8 is 43/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    28/6 = 28 × 4/6 × 4 = 112/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    20/8 = 20 × 3/8 × 3 = 60/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/24 + 60/24 = 112 + 60/24 = 172/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/6
  6. In mixed form: 71/6

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