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Add 3/6 and 6/16

3/6 + 6/16 is 7/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    3/6 = 3 × 8/6 × 8 = 24/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    6/16 = 6 × 3/16 × 3 = 18/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/48 + 18/48 = 24 + 18/48 = 42/48
  5. 42/48 simplified gives 7/8
  6. So, 3/6 + 6/16 = 7/8

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