How do you simplify #2/3 + 1/6 #?

2 Answers
Jul 26, 2017

Answer:

#5/6#

Explanation:

#"before we can add the fractions we require them to have"#
#"a "color(blue)"common denominator"#

#"the lowest common multiple (LCM) of 6 and 3 is 6"#

#rArr2/3=2/3xx2/2=4/6#

#rArr2/3+1/6=4/6+1/6=5/6#

Jul 26, 2017

Answer:

#frac 5 6#

Explanation:

First, to really simplify things, we need a LCM of teh denominators.
#therefore (2*2)/(3*2) + 1/6#
#=(4+1)/6#
#=5/6#