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Add 1/4 and 4/6

1/4 + 4/6 is 11/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    1/4 = 1 × 3/4 × 3 = 3/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    4/6 = 4 × 2/6 × 2 = 8/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/12 + 8/12 = 3 + 8/12 = 11/12

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