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Add 1/6 and 16/21

1/6 + 16/21 is 13/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    16/21 = 16 × 2/21 × 2 = 32/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/42 + 32/42 = 7 + 32/42 = 39/42
  5. 39/42 simplified gives 13/14
  6. So, 1/6 + 16/21 = 13/14

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