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Add 8/2 and 20/24

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 20/24

8/2 + 20/24 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    8/2 = 8 × 12/2 × 12 = 96/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    20/24 = 20 × 1/24 × 1 = 20/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/24 + 20/24 = 96 + 20/24 = 116/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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