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Add 8/2 and 10/9

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 1 1/9

8/2 + 10/9 is 46/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    8/2 = 8 × 9/2 × 9 = 72/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    10/9 = 10 × 2/9 × 2 = 20/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/18 + 20/18 = 72 + 20/18 = 92/18
  5. 92/18 simplified gives 46/9
  6. So, 8/2 + 10/9 = 46/9
    In mixed form: 51/9

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