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Add 4/8 and 1/20

4/8 + 1/20 is 11/20.

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,
    4/8 = 4 × 5/8 × 5 = 20/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    1/20 = 1 × 2/20 × 2 = 2/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/40 + 2/40 = 20 + 2/40 = 22/40
  5. 22/40 simplified gives 11/20
  6. So, 4/8 + 1/20 = 11/20

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