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Add 8/2 and 70/8

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

8/2 + 70/8 is 51/4.

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,
    70/8 = 70 × 1/8 × 1 = 70/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/8 + 70/8 = 32 + 70/8 = 102/8
  5. 102/8 simplified gives 51/4
  6. So, 8/2 + 70/8 = 51/4
    In mixed form: 123/4

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