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Add 16/12 and 4/6

1st number: 1 4/12, 2nd number: 4/6

16/12 + 4/6 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    16/12 = 16 × 1/12 × 1 = 16/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    4/6 = 4 × 2/6 × 2 = 8/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/12 + 8/12 = 16 + 8/12 = 24/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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