# Bill ate 1/4 pound of trail mix on his first break during a hiking trip. On his second break, he ate 1/6 pound. How many pounds of trail mix did he eat during both breaks?

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Aug 8, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can write that on his two breaks Bill at:

We now need to put the two fractions over a common denominator in order to add the fractions. The LCD for these two fractions is

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