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Add 1/4 and 4/16

1/4 + 4/16 is 1/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    1/4 = 1 × 4/4 × 4 = 4/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    4/16 = 4 × 1/16 × 1 = 4/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/16 + 4/16 = 4 + 4/16 = 8/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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