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Add 1/7 and 6/16

1/7 + 6/16 is 29/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    1/7 = 1 × 16/7 × 16 = 16/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    6/16 = 6 × 7/16 × 7 = 42/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/112 + 42/112 = 16 + 42/112 = 58/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/56

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