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Add 4/6 and 5/16

4/6 + 5/16 is 47/48.

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,
    4/6 = 4 × 8/6 × 8 = 32/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    5/16 = 5 × 3/16 × 3 = 15/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/48 + 15/48 = 32 + 15/48 = 47/48
  5. So, 4/6 + 5/16 = 47/48

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