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Add 1/4 and 5/6

1/4 + 5/6 is 13/12.

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,
    5/6 = 5 × 2/6 × 2 = 10/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/12 + 10/12 = 3 + 10/12 = 13/12
  5. In mixed form: 11/12

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