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Add 8/4 and 4/5

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 4/5

8/4 + 4/5 is 14/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    8/4 = 8 × 5/4 × 5 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    4/5 = 4 × 4/5 × 4 = 16/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/20 + 16/20 = 40 + 16/20 = 56/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/5
  6. In mixed form: 24/5

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