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what is 2/3 +4/8?

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  • 1 month ago

    Rules for addition/(subtraction) of fractions.

    #1 Convert to improper(top heavy ) fractions ; not applicable in this case. 

    #2 Bring to a common denominator ; 3 x 8 = 24 in this case. 

    #3 Bring the numerators to the equivalent values over '24'.   (2 x 8 = 16) & ( 4 x 3 = 12)

    #4 Add/(subtract) the numerators. 

    #5 Convert to a mixed fraction. 

    Hence 

    #1 Not applicable in this case. 

    #2 3 x 8 = 24 

    #3  2 x 8 / 24  & 4 x 3 /24 = 16/24 + 12/24 

    #4  (16 + 12) / 24 = 28 /24 

    #5  1 4/24 , which cancels down to 1 1/6 ; The answer !!!!.    

  • 2 months ago

    I get 7/6.  Easiest way is to convert both fractions into twelfths and add the numerators (8+6=14 so 14/12), then simplify.

  • 2 months ago

    2/3 + 4/8 = 1 1/6

  • rotchm
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Type it into Google. It will immediately give you the answer.

  • 2 months ago

    Sooo, make the denominators the same. 2/3 becomes 16/24 (multiplied by 8) and 4/8 becomes 12/24 (multiplied by 3) and then add them together that way so it becomes 26/24 which you can simplify to 13/12 or put it as a mixed number which is 1 and 1/12

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