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Add 2/3 and 4/6

2/3 + 4/6 is 4/3.

Steps for adding fractions

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

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