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Add 8/2 and 2/9

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

8/2 + 2/9 is 38/9.

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,
    2/9 = 2 × 2/9 × 2 = 4/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/18 + 4/18 = 72 + 4/18 = 76/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/9
  6. In mixed form: 42/9

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