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Add 8/2 and 9/16

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 9/16

8/2 + 9/16 is 73/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    8/2 = 8 × 8/2 × 8 = 64/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    9/16 = 9 × 1/16 × 1 = 9/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/16 + 9/16 = 64 + 9/16 = 73/16
  5. In mixed form: 49/16

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