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Add 8/4 and 1/9

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

8/4 + 1/9 is 19/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    8/4 = 8 × 9/4 × 9 = 72/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    1/9 = 1 × 4/9 × 4 = 4/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/36 + 4/36 = 72 + 4/36 = 76/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/9
  6. In mixed form: 21/9

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