How do you simplify #6/16 + 1/4#?

1 Answer
May 10, 2018

Answer:

Find a common denominator add the numerators and divide out common factors.

Explanation:

A common denominator for 16 and 4 is 16 since # 16 = 4 xx 4#

Change 1/4 to 4/16

# 1/4 xx 4/4 = 4/16#

Now add the numerators

6/16 + 4/16 = 10/16l

# (10/2)/(16/2) = 5/8#