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Add 8/2 and 3/9

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/9

8/2 + 3/9 is 13/3.

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,
    3/9 = 3 × 2/9 × 2 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/18 + 6/18 = 72 + 6/18 = 78/18
  5. 78/18 simplified gives 13/3
  6. So, 8/2 + 3/9 = 13/3
    In mixed form: 41/3

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