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Add 2/6 and 6/8

2/6 + 6/8 is 13/12.

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,
    2/6 = 2 × 4/6 × 4 = 8/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    6/8 = 6 × 3/8 × 3 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/24 + 18/24 = 8 + 18/24 = 26/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

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