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Add 1/2 and 1/6

1/2 + 1/6 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    1/2 = 1 × 3/2 × 3 = 3/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    1/6 = 1 × 1/6 × 1 = 1/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/6 + 1/6 = 3 + 1/6 = 4/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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