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Add 1/6 and 5/8

1/6 + 5/8 is 19/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    1/6 = 1 × 4/6 × 4 = 4/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    5/8 = 5 × 3/8 × 3 = 15/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/24 + 15/24 = 4 + 15/24 = 19/24

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