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Add 8/2 and 6/8

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 6/8

8/2 + 6/8 is 19/4.

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,
    6/8 = 6 × 1/8 × 1 = 6/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/8 + 6/8 = 32 + 6/8 = 38/8
  5. 38/8 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 8/2 + 6/8 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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