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Add 8/2 and 20/8

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 2 4/8

8/2 + 20/8 is 13/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    8/2 = 8 × 4/2 × 4 = 32/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    20/8 = 20 × 1/8 × 1 = 20/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/8 + 20/8 = 32 + 20/8 = 52/8
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/2
  6. In mixed form: 61/2

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