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Add 8/2 and 3/8

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/8

8/2 + 3/8 is 35/8.

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,
    3/8 = 3 × 1/8 × 1 = 3/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/8 + 3/8 = 32 + 3/8 = 35/8
  5. In mixed form: 43/8

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