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Add 8/2 and 4/28

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 4/28

8/2 + 4/28 is 29/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    8/2 = 8 × 14/2 × 14 = 112/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    4/28 = 4 × 1/28 × 1 = 4/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/28 + 4/28 = 112 + 4/28 = 116/28
  5. 116/28 simplified gives 29/7
  6. So, 8/2 + 4/28 = 29/7
    In mixed form: 41/7

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