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Add 8/4 and 1/7

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 1/7

8/4 + 1/7 is 15/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    8/4 = 8 × 7/4 × 7 = 56/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    1/7 = 1 × 4/7 × 4 = 4/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/28 + 4/28 = 56 + 4/28 = 60/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/7
  6. In mixed form: 21/7

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