Posted by **Kerri** on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 4:08pm.

What is the answer to 3 1/4+ 1 5/6? I need this answer simplified

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**MathMate**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 4:28pm
Change each mixed fraction to a fraction:

3 1/4+ 1 5/6

Add the integer parts and fractional parts separately:

=(3+1) + 1/4 + 5/6

Find the LCM of 4 and 6, which is 12.

Convert each fraction to a denominator of 12:

=4 + 3/12 + 10/12

Add numerators and simplify if necessary

=4 + 13/12

=4 + 1 + 1/12

=5 1/12

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