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Add 1/9 and 4/16

1/9 + 4/16 is 13/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    1/9 = 1 × 16/9 × 16 = 16/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    4/16 = 4 × 9/16 × 9 = 36/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/144 + 36/144 = 16 + 36/144 = 52/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/36

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